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 State Ministry of Science and the Arts that is coordinated by the Bavarian Research Institute for Digital Transformation (bidt), 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.



We are looking for new team members to help us research innovative topics at the intersection of information systems and behavioural economics. PhD student (100%, TV-L E13): For details on the positions and application process, please visit our job ad (German) or job ad (English). Student rese...

To mark the fifth anniversary of Nature Energy, past and present editors have shared their take on some favourite papers. We are proud that our article “Real-time feedback promotes energy conservation in the absence of volunteer selection bias and monetary incentives” (Tiefenbeck et al. 2019, free r...