Instructor's Summary

Dr. Drag Zic


Mr. Drag Zic is a Senior Analytical Chemist with over 30 years of extensive experience in Analytical & Chemical Laboratory Management, Mathematics and Science for Wastewater Treatment, Wastewater Treatment Technology, Statistical Analysis of Laboratory Data, Statistical Method Validation & Laboratory Auditing, Sample Development & Preparation in Analytical Laboratory, Data Analysis Techniques, Laboratory Quality Management (ISO 17025), Applied Research & Technology, Basic Geology, Quality Assurance Assessment, Quantified Risk Assessment (QRA), Risk Management, Data Management Systems, R&D and Research Management.  Further, he is also well-versed in Seismic Monitoring Systems, Seismological Software (4di, Xmts, OptiNet and ErrMap), Data Analysis, Rock Mass Stability Analysis, Seismic Budget Planning & Productivity Improvement Analysis, HazMap, ISO Standards as well as Balance Scorecard. He is currently the Director and Principal Consultant of DRAMI wherein he is responsible in formulating and executing the plans for applied research and technology transfer.

During Mr. Zic’s career life, he had occupied several significant positions as the Safety & Engineering Manager, Rock Engineering Manager, Laboratory Manager and Mine Seismologist with different international companies.

Mr. Zic is a Professional Natural Scientist and holds a Bachelor degree in Geophysics and a Diploma in Management Development Programme.  He is an active member of various professional engineering bodies internationally like the European Geosciences Union (EGU), the Canadian Institute of Mining (CIM), the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE) and the International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM).