We leverage technology to promote sustainability.

We develop data-driven interventions for behaviour change and data analytics tools, with a focus on real-world applications in the energy and mobility sector. 

In August 2019, Verena Tiefenbeck was appointed as Professor at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. With funding from the Bavarian initiative Zentrum Digitalisierung.Bayern, she has established the Bits to Energy Lab Nuremberg. The new team at FAU will join forces with the existing teams of the Bits to Energy Lab – a research alliance of teams at ETH Zurich, at the University of Bamberg, at the University of St. Gallen.


The website of the Bits to Energy Lab Nuremberg is currently in the making. Further information will be available soon. In the meantime, please visit for further information about research projects at the different sites of the Bits to Energy Lab.


In April, two journal articles and two conference papers (co-)authored by team members of the Bits to Energy lab Nuremberg have been accepted by international peer-reviewed outlets.   The two journal articles, written in collaboration with researchers at ETH Zurich and at the University o...

Dear students, the lecture "Judgment in decision making and evidence-based management" and the seminar "Designing Information Systems for Behavior Change: Practical Applications" will take place this semester. Depending on the requirements of the Bavarian state government, the regulations at FAU ...

Bits to Energy Lab is thrilled to host Alejandro Peña-Bello on his research exchange from the University of Geneva in Switzerland. Alejandro's research deals with the assessment of battery systems at the local level by using environmental and techno-economic optimization. While at Bits to Energy, he...