Dr Tobias Brandt

Tobias Brandt

Assistant Professor
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam

Profile

Tobias Brandt is Assistant Professor of Business Information Management at the Department of Technology and Operations Management at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University.

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, such as the Journal of Management Information Systems, 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.

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.

Professional experience

Assistant Professor

Erasmus University Rotterdam
RSM - Rotterdam School of Management
Department of Technology and Operations Management

Publications

Professional Publications (3)

Work in Progress (2)

Scholarly Publications (14)

Recognitions

Editorial positions (6)

  • European Journal of Operational Research

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Journal of Management Information Systems

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Journal of Strategic Information Systems

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Applied Energy

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Computers & Electrical Engineering

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Business & Information Systems Engineering

    Co-Editor Special Issue

Side positions

  • Geospin GmbH

    Co-founder & CFO

Media

Media items

  • Twitter Wijst Onverwachte Toeristische Hotspots Aan

    By analysing tweets, the unexpected tourist hotspots of a city can be uncovered. Such places tend to be untouched, but have potential. This analysis has been done by researchers from Erasmus University - first in San Francisco,...

  • Twitteraars onthullen ondernemerskansen in toerisme

    Twitter can be a valuable source of information for entrepreneurs in the tourism industry. "By combining information in tweets, you can establish how large groups of visitors are using a city and where the emerging tourist...

  • Analyse big data Twitter biedt kansen voor toerisme

    By combining tweets intelligently, it is possible to analyse how large groups of visitors use a city and where the emerging tourist hotspots are. This discovery was made by Tobias Brandt of RSM after analysing 600,000 tweets sent...

  • Analyse big data Twitter biedt kansen voor toerisme

    By combining tweets intelligently, it is possible to see how large groups of tourists are making use of a city and where the emerging tourist hotspots are. So says Tobias Brandt of RSM after analysing 600,000 tweets sent in San...

  • Big data-analyse van tweets kan kansen voor toerisme onthullen

    By combining the information made available in tweets, it is possible to discover how big groups of visitors are using a city and where the upcoming tourist hotspots are located. This discovery was made by Tobias Brandt of RSM...

  • [Onderzoek] Openbare tweetdata: analyse big data Twitter biedt kansen voor toerisme

    Twitter is a source of information. By combining tweets intelligently, it is possible to discover how large groups of tourists make use of a city and where the emerging tourist hotspots are. This discovery was made by RSM's Tobias...

  • Big data-analyse van tweets kan kansen voor toerisme onthullen

    By combining the information available in tweets, it is possible to make clear how large groups of visitors are using a city and where the emerging tourist hotspots are. This discovery was made by RSM's Tobias Brandt after...

  • Big data-analyse van tweets onthult kansen voor toerisme

    One can combine the information available in tweets in order to establish how large groups of tourists use a city and where the tourist hotspots are. So says Tobias Brandt in a new study, which involved analysing 600,000 tweets...

  • Big data-analyse van tweets onthult kansen voor toerisme

    By combining the information in tweets, you can design emerging tourist hotspots says RSM's Tobias Brandt after analysing 600,000 tweets sent in San Francisco.

  • Big data-analyse van tweets onthult kansen voor toerisme

    By combining the information available in tweets, it is possible to see the emerging tourist hotspots of a city, says Tobias Brandt of RSM after analysing 600,000 tweets sent in San Francisco.

  • Big data-analyse van tweets onthult kansen voor toerisme

    By combining the information available in tweets, one can see emerging tourist hotspots according to Tobias Brandt of RSM. This conclusion was reached after conducting an analysis of 600,000 tweets sent in San Francisco.

  • Ontdek nieuwe toeristische hotspots door analyse van twitterbestanden

    Holidaymakers often leave a trail of information behind on social media. Many of the attractions and sights are already on the radar of tourist organisations. However, there are also places that tourists discover, find and share...

  • Masterstudenten presenteren scripties voor Europees Smart City-project

    Masters students from RSM have researched innovative, smart and sustainable city developments for Rotterdam in the European Smart City project RUGGEDISED®. The Erasmus Centre for Future Energy Business leads the extensive...

Discovery item

Tweets contain valuable information for boosting tourism

Tweet analysis can point to emerging touristic hotspots and help businesses with their marketing.

Courses

Business Information Management

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017
  • Code: BAD14
  • Level: Bachelor 3, Bachelor 3, Pre-master

Informatiemanagement

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017
  • Code: BKB0017
  • Level: Bachelor 3, Pre-master

BIM Research Methods I - Old style

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BM05BIM
  • ECTS: 2

BIM Master Thesis

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMMTBIM
  • ECTS: 16 Level: Master

Past courses

Location-based Services and Spatial Analytics

  • Study year: 2016/2017
  • Code: BMME108
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master