Lt. Col. Edoardo Cavalieri d’Oro

Head of CBRN Unit, Fire Department City of Milano, Italy

Lt. Col. Edoardo Cavalieri d’Oro has been working for the Italian National Fire and Rescue Services since 2004 and is today heading the CBRN unit in the region of Lombardy from the Milan headquarters since 2013. Edoardo graduated in nuclear engineering from the Polytechnic University of Milan and then specialized in the fields of risk assessment applied to nuclear non-proliferation, and of management and system design at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In addition, he holds a Master’s degree in Civil Protection against CBRN events from Tor Vergata University in Rome. Additionally, starting in 2018, he holds the position of national coordinator for the INSARAG activities of the Heavy USAR team certified at the end of this same year.

Edoardo has participated in various missions, including the earthquakes in central Italy in 2016 and Emilia in 2012, as well as the two recent accidents in 2018 of the Genoa Bridge and the explosion on the Bologna overpass. Edoardo is the author of various publications in the field of risk assessment, CBRN and of the use of rescue technologies, including the system called SFM for emergency response in CBRN events through IoT systems financed by a European Space Agency feasibility study and currently in development phase.

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