Systems Architecture Group

Head:Prof. Dr. Jens-Peter Redlich
Secretary: Rosirene Mesquita



Jens Nachtigall
PhD student
Graduate School METRIK, funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)

Room 3.326, Lehrstuhl für Systemarchitektur
Johann von Neumann Haus, HU Berlin
Rudower Chaussee 25, 12489 Berlin

Phone: (030) 2093-3125
Fax: (030) 2093-3112

Scientific Interests:


  • Earthquake Disaster Information System for the Marmara Region, Turkey (EDIM), funded by Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)

  • Seismic eArly warning For EuRope (SAFER), funded by the EU

  • Humboldt Wireless Lab (HWL)

  • Berlin Roof Net (BRN)

  • The Self-organizing Seismic Early Warning Information Network (SOSEWIN)

Short CV:

  • since 10/2008:  PhD student at the interdisciplinary graduate school of METRIK (Model-Based Development of Technologies for Self-Organizing Decentralized Information Systems in Disaster Management). Dissertation thesis on "Wireless Alarming and Routing Protocol for Community Seismic Networks"

  • 2008: Master of Geography and Computer Science at HU Berlin. Final thesis graded with best possible mark of 1.0

  • 2006 - 2008: Research assistant at the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ Potsdam)

  • 2003 - 2004: Year abroad at University College London (UCL)

  • 2000: Civilian service in a psychiatry in Hamburg

  • 1999: "Abitur" (i.e. secondary education exams) at Fontane-Gymnasium Rangsdorf, final grade of 1.4


  • Nachtigall, J. and J.-P. Redlich (2011). Wireless Alarming and Routing Protocol for Earthquake Early Warning Systems. In: Proceedings of the 4th IFIP International Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security (NTMS '11): Workshop on Wireless Sensor Networks: theory and practice (WSN '11). 7-10 February 2011, Paris, France. (Conference Paper)

  • Fischer, J., F. Kühnlenz, I. Eveslage, K. Ahrens, J. Nachtigall, and B. Lichtblau (2009). SAFER Deliverable D4.22: Middleware for Geographical Applications. Project Report. Berlin, July 2009. (Project Website)

  • Nachtigall, J., A. Zubow, R. Sombrutzki, and M. Picozzi (2009). The Challenges of using Wireless Mesh Networks for Earthquake Early Warning Systems. In: MESH '09: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Advances in Mesh Networks. 18-23 June 2009, Athens, Greece. (Conference Paper, [cached version])

  • Nachtigall, J., A. Zubow, and J.-P. Redlich (2008). The Impact of Adjacent Channel Interference in Multi-Radio Systems using IEEE 802.11. In: IWCMC '08: Proceedings of the International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference. 6th to 8th August 2008, Crete Island, Greece. (Conference Paper [cached version], BibTex)

  • Fischer, J., F. Kühnlenz, I. Eveslage, K. Ahrens, J. Nachtigall, B. Lichtblau, S. Heglmeier, and C. Milkereit (2008). SAFER Deliverable D4.21: Develop Software for Network Connectivity. Project Report. Berlin, June 2008. (Project Website)

  • Lichtblau, B., J. Nachtigall, C. Milkereit, I. Veit, M. Picozzi, K.-H. Jäckel, and M. Hönig (2008). SAFER Deliverable D4.20: Sensor Node Prototype of Low Cost Sensor. Project Report. Berlin, June 2008. (Project Website)

  • Heglmeier, S., B. Lichtblau, and J. Nachtigall (2008). The Self-Organizing Seismic Early Warning Information Network. Conference poster, European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly, 15th to 20th April 2008, Vienna, Austria. (Conference Poster [cached version], BibTex)

  • Nachtigall, J. (2008). Earthquake Information Systems using Wireless Mesh Networks - Evaluation of Routing Metrics for Proactive Protocols in Multi-Radio Multi-Channel Wireless Mesh Networks. Master thesis. 143 pages, graded with best possible mark of 1.0. Geography and Computer Science Department, Humboldt-University of Berlin.

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