Tobias Brandt is Assistant Professor of Business Information Management at the Department of Technology and Operations Management at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. He is also a high-performing member of the Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM).
Tobias' research investigates the digital transformation of businesses and cities. He particularly focuses on smart power systems, innovative urban mobility solutions, and an improved understanding of the dynamics of urban tourism and crime. Tobias' work has received best paper awards at both the International Conference on Information Systems and the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences and he has published in leading journals at the interface of information and operations management, such as the Journal of Operations Management, the Journal of Management Information Systems, Transportation Science, Information & Management, and the European Journal of Information Systems. His research on urban mobility and spatial analytics has been supported by two Microsoft Azure for Research Awards and an IBM Faculty Award.
Tobias is teaching in the undergraduate, graduate and MBA programs of RSM. For his introductory course to Business Information Management, he received the SR Professor Award in 2019 and the RSM Innovative Teaching Award in 2020.
Before joining RSM, Tobias received his PhD from the University of Freiburg, Germany, from which he also holds a diploma degree in economics. He has been a visiting scholar with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory on multiple occasions, as well as with the University of Texas at Austin. Tobias is also co-founder of the urban data science startup Geospin, in which he continues to be involved. During the course of his career, Tobias has been involved in data science projects with a variety of industry partners, including Siemens, Bosch, and ZF.
Tobias Brandt & O Dlugosch (2021) - Exploratory data science for discovery and ex-ante assessment of operational policies: Insights from vehicle sharing - Journal of Operations Management, 67 (3), 307-328 - doi: 10.1002/joom.1125
G Gust, Tobias Brandt, S Mashayekh, M Heleno, N DeForest, M Stadler & D Neumann (2021) - Strategies for Microgrid Operation Under Real-World Conditions - European Journal of Operational Research, 292 (1), 339-352 - doi: 10.1016/j.ejor.2020.10.041
F Lang, A Fink & Tobias Brandt (2016) - Design of automated negotiation mechanisms for decentralized heterogeneous machine scheduling - European Journal of Operational Research, 248 (1), 192-203 - doi: 10.1016/j.ejor.2015.06.058
S Wagner, Tobias Brandt & D Neumann (2016) - In Free Float: Developing Business Analytics Support for Carsharing Providers - Omega, 59 (Part A), 4-14 - doi: 10.1016/j.omega.2015.02.011
Tobias Brandt & D Neumann (2015) - Chasing Lemmings: Modelling IT-induced Misperceptions about the Strategic Situation as a Reason for Flash Crashes - Journal of Management Information Systems, 31 (4), 88-108 - doi: 10.1080/07421222.2014.1001258
J Bendler, S Wagner, Tobias Brandt & D Neumann (2014) - Taming Uncertainty in Big Data - Evidence from Social Media in Urban Areas - Business & Information Systems Engineering, 6 (5), 279-288 - doi: 10.1007/s12599-014-0342-4
Tobias Brandt & D Neumann (2014) - When Common Knowledge Becomes Common Doubt -?? Modeling IT-Induced Ambiguities about the Strategic Situation as Reasons for Flash Crashes - doi: 10.1109/HICSS.2014.155 - IEEE (Nominated for Best Paper Award)
S Wagner, Tobias Brandt, M Kleinknecht & D Neumann (2014) - In Free-Float: How Decision Analytics Paves the Way for the Carsharing Revolution - doi: 10.13140/RG.2.1.2420.4645 - AIS
Tobias Brandt, S Feuerriegel & D Neumann (2013) - Shaping a Sustainable Society: How Information Systems Utilize Hidden Synergies between Green Technologies - doi: 10.13140/RG.2.1.1896.176 - AIS (Best Conference Theme Paper Award)
S Wagner, Tobias Brandt & D Neumann (2013) - Beyond Mobility - An Energy Informatics Business Model for Vehicles in the Electric Age - AIS
Tobias Brandt (2013) - Information Systems in Automobiles – Past, Present, and Future Uses - doi: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3337.9688 - AIS
S Busse, V El Khatib, Tobias Brandt, J Kranz & LM Kolbe (2013) - Understanding the Role of Culture in Eco-Innovation Adoption – An Empirical Cross-Country Comparison - doi: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3993.3280 - AIS
Tobias Brandt, Y Tian, M Hedwig & D Neumann (2012) - Autonomic Management of Software as a Service Systems with Multiple Quality of Service Classes - doi: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3600.1124 - AIS
Tobias Brandt & C Bodenstein (2012) - Evaluating Scheduling Methods for Energy Cost Reduction in a Heterogeneous Data Center Environment - doi: 10.13140/RG.2.1.1502.9604 - AIS
Tobias Brandt, S Wagner & D Neumann (2012) - Road to 2020: IS-Supported Business Models for Electric Mobility and Electrical Energy Markets - doi: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3862.2565 - AIS
Tobias Brandt (2015) - IT Solutions for the Smart Grid: Theory, Application, and Economic Assessment - doi: 10.1007/978-3-658-12415-1 - Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg