Franco_Oboni

Dr. Franco Oboni

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President - Oboni Riskope Associates Inc.

  • Civil Engineer Geotechnical Engineer Other

Consulting

  • Tailings dams Deep Excavations Forensics Shaft foundations Pile Foundations Landfill engineering Grouting
    Stabilization Deep Soil Mixing Groundwater pumping Landslides Levees Retaining walls Risk & Reliability Slope Stability Analysis Slope Stabilization Jacked tunnels

  • PhD or Equivalent
    • Dr. Civ. Eng. (Geot.) - EPFL : 03/04/1985 - 03/06/1988
  • MSc or Equivalent
    • Civ. Eng. - EPFL : 12/09/1972 - 02/02/1978

  • Oboni Riskope Associates Inc. : ( 19/02/2018 - Present )
    • President

    • I am a consultant, mentor, author of over fifty papers, co-author of the 2007 book entitled: “Improving Sustainability through Reasonable Risk and Crisis Management” and of the 2016 The long shadow of Human Generated Geohazards: Risks and Crises, a chapter in the book entitled Geohazards Caused by Human Activity.

      Clients include Global 1000 companies, large insurances, natural resources, railroads, wharves, regional and provincial governments, suppliers, medical and fashion.

      I support decision makers, manage risk and crisis mitigation projects, risk and security audits and geo-environmental hazard mitigation studies in four continents. Projects include definition of needs, training for corporate clients, negotiations.
      I deliver customized seminars (in English, French, Italian and Spanish) to industrial audiences world-wide. I was co-recipient of the Italian Canadian Chamber of Commerce (Canada West) 2010 Innovation Award. I teach Risk Management modules at MBA courses at the Turin University.

Language Read Level Written Level Spoken Level
English High High High
French High High High
Italian High High High
Spanish High Medium High

  • The Long Shadow of Human‐Generated Geohazards: Risks and Crises
    Book Chapter published 2016 Nov 30 in Geohazards Caused by Human Activity
    Authors: Franco Oboni, Cesar Oboni
    http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/66066
  • Pyramids, Toxic Wastes and Nuclear Reactors Containments: A Lesson Drawn from History with a Risk Manager Perspective
    Book Chapter published 2014 in Engineering Geology for Society and Territory - Volume 7 on pages 191 to 194
    Authors: Franco Oboni, Cesar Oboni
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-09303-1_37
  • The Cassas Landslide and Its Impacts on an International and Olympic Transportation Corridor: Studies, Monitoring, Solution and Crisis Plans
    Book Chapter published 2013 in Landslide Science and Practice on pages 269 to 274
    Authors: Franco Oboni, Claudio Angelino, Bartolomeo Visconti
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-31319-6_37
  • Using artificial intelligence in an integrated risk management programme for a large alpine landslide
    Book Chapter published 2007 May 10 in Landslides and Climate Change: Challenges and Solutions
    Authors: J Moreno, F Oboni, C Angelino
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1201/noe0415443180.ch18
  • 18. Building a residential complex on a slow deep-seated slope instability
    Book Chapter published 1991 Jan in Slope stability engineering developments and applications on pages 113 to 117
    Authors: F. Oboni, Z. Hlobil
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/ssedaa.16606.0019


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The Long Shadow of Human‐Generated Geohazards: Risks and Crises
Book Chapter published 2016 Nov 30 in Geohazards Caused by Human Activity
Authors: Franco Oboni, Cesar Oboni
http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/66066
Pyramids, Toxic Wastes and Nuclear Reactors Containments: A Lesson Drawn from History with a Risk Manager Perspective
Book Chapter published 2014 in Engineering Geology for Society and Territory - Volume 7 on pages 191 to 194
Authors: Franco Oboni, Cesar Oboni
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-09303-1_37
The Cassas Landslide and Its Impacts on an International and Olympic Transportation Corridor: Studies, Monitoring, Solution and Crisis Plans
Book Chapter published 2013 in Landslide Science and Practice on pages 269 to 274
Authors: Franco Oboni, Claudio Angelino, Bartolomeo Visconti
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-31319-6_37
Using artificial intelligence in an integrated risk management programme for a large alpine landslide
Book Chapter published 2007 May 10 in Landslides and Climate Change: Challenges and Solutions
Authors: J Moreno, F Oboni, C Angelino
http://dx.doi.org/10.1201/noe0415443180.ch18
18. Building a residential complex on a slow deep-seated slope instability
Book Chapter published 1991 Jan in Slope stability engineering developments and applications on pages 113 to 117
Authors: F. Oboni, Z. Hlobil
http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/ssedaa.16606.0019

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