Systems Architecture Group

Head: Prof. Dr. Jens-Peter Redlich
Secretary:  Rosirene Mesquita
Phone: +49(30)2093-41150



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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