Sebastian Günther

Room: WE5/02.055

Telephone: +49 951 863 2088

Fax: +49 951 863 5077

Email: sebastian.guenther(at)

Consultation hour: Tuesday, 09:00 - 10:00 (by appointment)


  • 10/2016 - today: Scientific assistant and PhD student at the Energy Efficient Systems Group, Otto-Friedrich University of Bamberg
  • 10/2014 - 09/2016: Business Information Systems (M.Sc.), Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg – Degree with distinction
  • 10/2011 - 09/2014: Business Information Systems (B.Sc.), Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University in cooperation with Volkswagen Vertriebsbetreuungsgesellschaft

Selected Activities

Research Interests and Methods

• Feedback Interventions • Green IS • Field Experiments • Data Analytics • Internet of Things


  • Best Conference Paper Runner-Up Award (International Conference on Information Systems) 
  • Best Track Paper Award: HCI, Design Issues and Design Science Research (International Conference on Information Systems) 
  • Best Paper Nominee Award (D-A-CH+ Energieinformatik)
  • Best graduate at the Faculty of Business Management & Economics at the University of Würzburg in the summer semester 2016


Günther, S. A., Staake, T., Schöb, S., Tiefenbeck, V.: The behavioral response to a corporate carbon offset program: A field experiment on adverse effects and mitigation strategies. In: Global Environmental Change (forthcoming)

Günther, S. A., Stingl, C., Coroamă, V. C., Schöb, S., Staake, T. (2020): Empowering Personalized Feedback on Hot Water Usage: A Field Study with Shower Meters. ACM Symposium on Applied Computing [link]

Hauser, M., Günther, S. A., Flath, C. M., Thiesse, F. (2019): Towards Digital Transformation in Fashion Retailing: A Design-oriented IS Research Study of Automated Checkout Systems. In: Business & Information Systems Engineering  [link]

Schöb, S., Günther, S. A., Regensburger, K., Staake, T. (2018): NIWM: Non-intrusive water monitoring to uncover heat energy use in householdsComputer Science - Research and Development. *Best Paper Nominee Award (D-A-CH+ Energieinformatik 2017)* [link]

Hauser, M., Günther, S. A., Flath, C. M., Thiesse, F. (2017): Designing Pervasive Information Systems: A Fashion Retail Case StudyInternational Conference on Information Systems 2017, Seoul, South Korea, 10-13 December. *Best Conference Track Paper Award (Track: HCI, Design Issues and Design Science Research) and Best Overall Conference Paper Award Nominee* [link]

Günther, S. A., Kupfer, A., Schöb, S., Tiefenbeck, V., Staake, T. (2017): Einfluss von CO2-Kompensationsmaßnahmen und Echtzeit-Feedback auf den Energie- und Wasserverbrauch: Eine Feldstudie am Beispiel des DuschverhaltensAbschlussbericht der Amphiro-DJH-Studie [link]

Hauser, M., Günther, S., Flath, C. M., Thiesse, F. (2017): Leveraging RFID Data Analytics for the Design of an Automated Checkout SystemWirtschaftsinformatik 2017, St. Gallen, Switzerland, 12-15 February [link]


Energieeinsparpotentiale durch Verhaltensänderung bei der Warmwassernutzung. Verbraucherzentrale Nordrhein-Westfalen. Fachtagung "Warmwasser", 30.08.2017