Dr. Alfred Benedikt Brendel





Research Fields and Interests



  • Design Science Research
  • Persuasive System Design
  • (IS) Research Methods
  • Green IS
  • Sharing Economy




Curriculum Vitae



Academic Experience


  • Since 06/2019 Assistant Professor (akademischer Rat), Chair of Information Management, University of Goettingen, Germany
  • 12/2017 - 05/2019 Postdoctoral Researcher, Chair of Information Management, University of Goettingen, Germany
  • 01/2016 - 12/2017 Doctorate in Information Systems (summa cum laude), University of Goettingen, Germany
  • 10/2014 - 11/2015 Master of Science in Business Information Systems, University of Goettingen, Germany
  • 10/2011 - 07/2014 Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems, University of Goettingen, Germany



Work Experience


  • Since 01/2018 Research Group Leader, Smart Mobility Research Group - Chair of Information Management, University of Goettingen, Germany
  • 12/2015 - 12/2017 Research Associate, Sustainable Mobility Research Group - Chair of Information Management, University of Goettingen, Germany
  • 01/2015 - 10/2015 Graduate Assistant, Chair of Information Management, University of Goettingen, Germany
  • 07/2013 - 11/2015 Graduate Assistant, Graduate School of Humanities Göttingen, University of Goettingen, Germany
  • 03/2012 - 10/2015 Graduate Assistant, Chair of Economic Policy and SME Research, University of Goettingen, Germany
  • Since 2011 Freelance Consultant




Publications




    2019
  • Herrenkind, B.; Brendel, A.B.; Nastjuk, I.; Greve, M..; Kolbe, L.M. (2019): Investigating End-User Acceptance of Autonomous Electric Buses to Accelerate Diffusion, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment - Special Issue “Advances in Alternative Fuel Vehicles”, Issue 74, pp. 255-276.
  • Herrenkind, B.; Nastjuk, I.; Brendel, A.B.; Trang, S.; Kolbe, L.M. (2019): Young People’s Travel Behavior – Using the Life-Oriented Approach to Understand the Acceptance of Autonomous Driving, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment - Special Issue “Young People’s Behavior”, 74, pp. 214-233.
  • Greulich, R.S.; Brendel, A.B.: Towards a Greater Appeal of Replication Research by Learning from the Field of Neuroscience, Proceedings of Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Mexico. [VHB 3: D]
  • Herrenkind, B.; Lembcke, T.B.; Trang, S.; Brendel, A.B.; Kolbe, L.M. (2019): Where Do You Want to Go Today: Understanding the Adoption of IS-Enabled Business Trip Ridesharing Services, Proceedings of Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Mexico. [VHB 3: D]
  • Lichtenberg, S.; Greve, M.; Brendel, A.B.; Kolbe, L.M. (2019): Towards the Design of a Mobile Application to Support Decentralized Healthcare in Developing Countries – The Case of Diabetes Care in eSwatini, Proceedings of Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Mexico. [VHB 3: D]
  • Lembcke, T.B.; Engelbrecht, N.; Brendel, A.B.; Kolbe, L.M. (2019): Towards a Unified Understanding of Digital Nudging by Addressing its Analog Roots, Proceedings of Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS), China. [VHB: C]
  • Lembcke, T.B.; Engelbrecht, N.; Brendel, A.B.; Kolbe, L.M. (2019): To Nudge or not to Nudge: Ethical Considerations of Digital Nudging Based on its Behavioral Economics Roots, Proceedings of European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Stockholm and Uppsala, Sweden. [VHB: B]
  • Diederich, S.; Brendel, A.B.; Lichtenberg, S.; Kolbe, L.M. (2019): Design for Fast Request Fulfillment or Natural Interaction? Insights from an Experiment with a Conversational Agent, Proceedings of European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Stockholm and Uppsala, Sweden. [VHB: B]
  • Diederich, S.; Brendel, A.B.; Kolbe, L.M. (2019): Towards Designing an Anthropomorphic Conversational Agent for Assisting Job Interview Preparation, Proceedings of the Workshop on Designing User Assistance in Interactive Intelligent Systems, Stockholm, Sweden. [VHB: n.a.]
  • Herrenkind, B.; Bührke, J.; Fleischmann-Kopatsch, A.-C.; Wehinger, J.; Brendel, A.B.; Kolbe, L.M.; Khansary, F. (2019): Wie autonome Flugtaxis den Geschäftsmodellkontext von morgen beeinflussen könnten – Eine Trendforschung auf Basis geführter Experteninterviews, In: Proff H.: Neue Dimensionen der Mobilität, Springer Gabler, Wiesbaden. [VHB: n.a.]
  • Diederich, S.; Lichtenberg, S.; Brendel, A.B., Kolbe, L. M. (2019): Zum Design von Chatbots zur Förderung nachhaltigen Mobilitätsverhaltens: Eine literaturbasierte Ableitung von Designprinzipien, In: Proff H.: Neue Dimensionen der Mobilität, Springer Gabler, Wiesbaden. [VHB: n.a.]
  • Diederich, S.; Brendel, A.B.; Kolbe, L.M. (2019): Towards a Taxonomy of Platforms for Conversational Agent Design. Proceedings of Internationale Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik. [VHB: C]
  • Diederich, S.; Brendel, A.B.; Kolbe, L.M. (2019): On Conversational Agents in Information Systems Research: Analyzing the Past to Guide Future Work. Proceedings of Internationale Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik. [VHB: C]
  • Herrenkind, B.; Brendel, A.B.; Lichtenberg, S.; Kolbe, L.M. (2019): Computing Incentives for User -Based Relocation in Carsharing. Proceedings of Internationale Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik. [VHB: C]

  • 2018
  • Herrenkind, B.; Brendel, A.B.; Kolbe, L.M. (2018): Kollaborative Wertschöpfung im Carsharing. HMD Praxis der Wirtschaftsinformatik - Special Issue: "Digitale Zusammenarbeit". [VHB: D]
  • Lembcke, T.B.; Brendel, A.B.; Kolbe, L.M. (2018): Make Design Thinking Teams Work: Einblicke in die Herausforderungen von innovativen Team-Kollaborationen. HMD Praxis der Wirtschaftsinformatik - Special Issue: "Digitale Zusammenarbeit". [VHB: D]
  • Brendel, A.B.; Brennecke, J.T.; Nastjuk, I. (2018): Applying Econophysics in the Context of Carsharing - Development of a Vehicle Relocation Algorithm and Decision Support System, Proceedings of International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), San Francisco. [VHB: A]
  • Chatterjee, S.; Brendel, A.B.; Lichtenberg, S. (2018): Smart Infrastructure Monitoring – Development of a Decision Support System for Vision-Based Road Crack Detection, Proceedings of International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), San Francisco. [VHB: A]
  • Brendel, A. B.; Zapadka, P.; Kolbe, L. M. (2018): Design Science Research in Green IS - Analyzing the Past to Guide Future Research, Proceedings of European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Portsmouth. [VHB: B]
  • Brendel, A. B.; Lichtenberg, S.; Brauer, B.; Nastjuk, I.; Kolbe, L. M. (2018): Improving Electric Vehicle Utilization in Carsharing: A Framework and Simulation of an E-Carsharing Vehicle Utilization Management System, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment - Special Issue “The contribution of electric vehicles to environmental challenges in transport”. [VHB: B]

  • 2017
  • Brendel, A. B. (2017): Applied Design Science Research in the Context of Smart and Sustainable Mobility - The Case of Vehicle Supply and Demand Management in Shared Vehicle Services, Cuvillier Verlag: link. (Dissertation) [VHB: n.a.]
  • Brendel, A. B.; Brennecke, J. T.; Zapadka, P.; Kolbe, L. M. (2017): A Decision Support System for Computation of Carsharing Pricing Areas and its Influence on Vehicle Distribution, Proceedings of International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), South Korea. [VHB: A]
  • Brendel, A. B.; Lichtenberg, S.; Nastjuk, I.; Kolbe, L. M. (2017): Adapting Carsharing Vehicle Relocation Strategies for Shared Autonomous Electric Vehicle Services, Proceedings of International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), South Korea. [VHB: A]
  • Ebermann, C.; Brauer, B.; Brendel, A. B.; Kolbe, L. M. (2017): Decoding the Motivational Black Box - The Case of Ranking, Self-Efficacy, and Subliminal Priming, Proceedings of European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Portugal. (Best Paper Nominee) [VHB: B]
  • Brendel, A. B.; Rockenkamm, C.; Kolbe, L. M. (2017): Generating Rental Data for Car Sharing Relocation Simulations on the Example of Station-Based One-Way Car Sharing, Proceedings of Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Hawaii - Waikoloa Village. [VHB: C]
  • Brendel, A. B. (2017): Mobility on-demand: Kategorisierung von Informations- und Assistenzsystemen, In: Proff H., Fojcik T. (eds) Innovative Produkte und Dienstleistungen in der Mobilität, Springer Gabler, Wiesbaden. [VHB: n.a.]

  • 2016
  • Brendel, A. B.; Mandrella, M. (2016): Information Systems in the Context of Sustainable Mobility Services: A Literature Review and Directions for Future Research, Proceedings of Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), San Diego. [VHB: D]
  • Brendel, A. B.; Brauer, B.; Hildebrandt, B. (2016): Toward User-Based Relocation Information Systems in Station-Based One-Way Car Sharing, Proceedings of Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), San Diego. [VHB: D]

  • Researchgate



Topics for Bachelor and Master thesis



An overview of current topics can be found here.

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Teaching





Projects




Associate Editor / Track Chair



  • Associate Editor, European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) 2020, Track: Design Research in Information Systems.
  • Associate Editor, Internationale Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik (WI) 2020, Track: Platforms And The Sharing Economy.
  • Track Chair, Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) 2019, Mini-Track: IS Design for Sustainable Transportation Services.
  • Associate Editor, European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) 2019, Track: Design Research in Information Systems.



Reviewer



  • Business & Information Systems Engineering (BISE)
  • Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment
  • Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review
  • Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technology, Planning, and Operations
  • International Journal of Sustainable Transportation
  • International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS)
  • European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS)
  • International Conference on Design Science Research in Information Systems and Technology (DESRIST)
  • Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)
  • Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS)
  • Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS)
  • IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference (ITSC)