Vittorio Rosato received the Laurea degree (M.Sc.) in Physics from the University of Pisa (Italy) and a Ph.D. in Condensed Matter Physics from the University of Nancy (France). He has extensively been working in Computational Physics, particularly in Condensed Matter and Material Science in his positions as Research Assistant at the University College of Wales in Aberystwyth (UK) and at the Centre d'Etudes Nucleaires in Saclay (France). Staff Scientist at ENEA (Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development) since 1990, he is currently Head of the Laboratory of Analysis and Protection of Critical Infrastructures and Manager of 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. He acts as Supervisor and Project Evaluator for EU, for the Italian Ministry of University and Research, and that of Economic Development; he is also consultant for several Italian Regions and the Italian Ministry of Defense. He is and has been Coordinator of several National Projects. He is co-founder of two SMEs active in software engineering and biotechnology. He is author of more than 140 scientific papers in peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings.