Jovan Silic is a director and principal consulting geophysicist with Jovan Silic and Associates Melbourne, Australia. He has a successful association with the mineral exploration industry over a period of 30 years in a wide range of geological environments spanning five continents. Jovan graduated from University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Science (Honors) First Class, and in 2000 obtained a Ph.D. (Geophysics) degree from Macquarie University, New South Wales, Australia, on the topic of interpreting TDEM data.
Application of, and research into, electrical methods to exploration problems is one area of his specialization. As an exploration geophysicist he has made important contributions to discoveries of world class base/precious metals deposits, and diamond exploration projects.
Jovan’s industry experience includes working with government organizations on regional data compilations, with major resource companies such as Cominco Ltd (Canada), and as Chief Geophysicist with Aberfoyle Resources (Australia). For a further 17 years Jovan has worked as a consulting geophysicist, on major mineral and oil & gas exploration (and research) projects within Australia, Canada, South East Asia, Central Asia, South America and Europe. For ten years Jovan was on the Advisory Board to the Co-operative Research Center for Australian Mineral Exploration Technologies.