Current positions

  • from 06/2012
    Consultant at Fraport AG
  • from 12/2008 to 06/2012
    Scholarship holder of the German Research Foundation, Prometei research training group, Berlin Institute of Technology

    Winner of the "Best Poster Award" at Hfes Europe Chapter Conference 2009 ( 15.-17.10.2009, Linköping, Sweden), poster title "Aerodrome Air Traffic Controllers Performance Measurement: A Parameters Set"

Focus of work

  • Work processes and job requirements in aerodrome air traffic control
  • User-centered design in aviation

Career progression

Universitary

  • 04/2004 - 10/2007
    Advanced Study Period Aeronautical Engineering, Berlin Institute of Technology Field of Study Air Traffic Control and Management
  • 08/2007 - 10/2007
    Diploma Thesis at Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH (German air traffic control) ?Human-machine-interface design for aerodrome air traffic control at Berlin Brandenburg International airport?
  • 09/2006 - 07/2007
    International Exchange Programme Erasmus in Madrid/ Spain, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
  • 03/2006 - 06/2006
    Basic Mandatory Thesis ?Developing of a training programme for employees at airports concerning the implementation of a new safety management system?
  • 04/2002 - 04/2004
    Basic Study Period Mechanical Engineering, Berlin Institute of Technology, Intermediate Diploma
  • 08/1994 - 06/2001
    Luise-Henriette-Oberschule (Gymnasium), Berlin, A-Levels

Professional

  • 07/2009 - 12/2011
    Berlin Institute of Technology, Research Scientist at the Department of Cognitive Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics , DFS-Project ?VICTOR Virtual Control Tower Research Studies?
  • 04/2008 - 12/2008
    Berlin Institute of Technology, Research Scientist at the Department of Cognitive Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics , DFS-Project ?CoPa Cognitive Parameter?
  • 10/2007 - 03/2008
    DFS GmbH, part-time job Project ?Aerodrome Air Traffic Control Centre? Organisation und coordination of events
  • 10/2004 - 07/2007
    Berlin Institute of Technology, Student Assistant Tutor for basic physics at the Institute of Solid-State Physics Teaching of younger students in small groups, Supervision of exams
  • 10/2005 - 10/2006
    Berlin Institute of Technology, Student Assistant Tutor for simulation technique at the Institute of Aeronautical Engineering Compiling of lecture notes, Supervision of exams
  • 07/2005 - 09/2005
    Lufthansa Technik AG, Hamburg, second mandatory internship Maintenance, repair and overhaul
  • 02/2002 - 04/2002
    Siemens AG, Berlin, first mandatory internship Basic principles of metal working (welding, milling, drilling etc) Assembly and quality management
  • 09/2001 - 12/2001
    Kolbenschmidt Pierburg AG, Berlin, first mandatory internship Basic principles of metal working (welding, milling, drilling etc) Fabrication/ assemb

Scholarship

  • 12/2008 - 06/2012
    Scholarship holder of the German Research Foundation, Prometei research training group, Berlin Institute of Technology PhD-Thesis ?? (working title)
  • 05/2002 - 09/2006
    Alumae of the Careerbuilding-Programme, Femtec Network for female Leadership in Engineering and Natural Science Associates: Porsche AG, DaimlerChrysler AG, Deutsche BP AG, EADS, Robert Bosch GmbH, Siemens AG, The Boston Consulting Group GmbH, ThyssenKrupp AG

Private activities

Inline-Skater Hockey (Spreewölfe Berlin e.V.), Eishockey, Photography

Publications

  • Wittbrodt, N. & Nelsiana Chandra, A. (accepted). Controller-Pilot Communication in a Multiple-Airport Control Scenario. Vortrag im Rahmen der Hfes Europe Chapter Conference 2011, 19.-21.10.2011, Leeds.
  • Wittbrodt, N., Thüring, M. & Gohl, I. (2011). The Effect of ?Party Line? Communication on Pilots? Situation Awareness in a Multiple-Airport Control Scenario. In Beitragsband zur 9. Berliner Werkstatt Mensch-Maschine-Systeme. 05.-07.10.2011. Berlin.
  • Wittbrodt, N. (2011). Bord-Boden Kommunikation in der Flugplatzverkehrskontrollzentrale. In Beitragsband zur 9. Berliner Werkstatt Mensch-Maschine-Systeme. 05.-07.10.2011. Berlin.
  • Wittbrodt, N., Gross, A. & Thüring, M. (2010). Identification of Performance Parameters in Complex and Dynamic Work Environments: The Example of Aerodrome Air Traffic Control. In D. de Waard, A. Axelsson, M. Berglund, B. Peters & C. Weikert (Eds.). Human Factors ? A system view of human, technology and organization (pp. 313-326),Maastricht: Shaker Publishing.
  • Wittbrodt, N., Gross, A. & Thüring, M. (2010). Challenges for the Communication Environment and Communication Concept for Remote Airport Traffic Control Centres. Paper presented at 11th IFAC/IFIP/IFORS/IEA Symposium on Analysis, Design, and Evaluation of Human-Machine Systems, 31.08-03.09.2010, Valencienne (France).
  • Wittbrodt, N. (2010). Communication in Future Remote Airport Traffic Control Centres. Presented at hfes Europe Chapter Conference 2010, 13.-15.10.2010, Berlin (Germany).
  • Wittbrodt, N., Hillebrand, A., Drewitz, U., Schulz-Rückert, D. & Thüring, M. (2009). Situation Awareness: eine kognitionspsychologische Erweiterung und Präzisierung. In Beitragsband zur 8. Berliner Werkstatt Mensch-Maschine-Systeme. 07.-09.10.2009. Berlin (Germany).
  • Wittbrodt, N. & Thüring, M. (2009). Neue Konzepte in der Flugplatzverkehrskontrolle: Anthropotechnische Herausforderungen. In M. Grandt & A. Bauch (Hrsg.) Kooperative Arbeitsprozesse (DGLR Report 2009/02), pp. 93-106. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Luft- und Raumfahrt Lilienthal-Oberth e.V., Bonn (Germany).
  • Huber, S., Schulz, M., Wittbrodt, N., & Urvoy, C. (2009). Die Beurteilung der Informationsdarstellung auf Airport Moving Maps nach DIN EN ISO 9241-12. MMI interaktiv - Sonderausgabe ZMMS Frühjahresschule 2009, Berlin (Germany).
  • Wittbrodt, N. (2007). ?Design der Mensch-Maschine-Schnittstelle der Platzkontrollstelle am Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg International?. Diplomarbeit. Technische Universität Berlin.