Vittorio Rosato has a laurea degree in Physics (University of Pisa, 1979) and a Ph.D. in Physics (University of Nancy, 1986). He was a research associate at the University College of Wales in Aberystwyth (UK) and EURATOM Fellow at the CEA Centre de Recherche Nucleaires de Saclay (F). His research field has been computational methods in condensed matter physics and complexity science. He is currently the research director at ENEA Casaccia Research Centre, at the Laboratory of Analysis and Protection of Critical Infrastructures, and at the Italian Node of the European Infrastructure Simulation and Analysis Centre (EISAC.it). His current research activities span from risk analysis to the design of decision support systems for the management of complex technological networks.