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Key personnel

Irena Cosic



Irena Cosic is Director of AMALNA Consulting. She has developed Resonant Recognition Model and is responsible for all aspects of  related consulting, applications and further research.

Professor Cosic retired in 2012 from the position of Deputy Pro Vice Chancellor R&I in College Science Engineering and Health, RMIT University and is now Emeritus Professor at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. Professor Cosic has 25 years of experience in leading and coordinating research activities at different levels from leading her research team to leading research in the University, School and College.

From 2002 to 2007 she was inaugural Head of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering where she built a strong research culture and doubled research outcomes of the School.

From 2007 to 2012 she was Deputy Pro Vice Chancellor R&I in College Science Engineering and Health at RMIT University where she was responsible to enhance and build research capacity within the College and University.

From 2008 to 2009 she was appointed Interim Director of RMIT Health Innovations Research Institute, a University initiative to focus research efforts. 

Irena Cosic has been researching in the area of biomedical engineering and biomolecular electronics for more than 30 years. Her studies in these diverse areas of research resulted in publication of a research book, book chapters and more than 150 journal articles as well as refereed conference papers.  She is guest editor, member of editorial boards and conference chair for a number of international journals and conferences. 

The main breakthrough in Professor Cosic’s research is the development of the Resonant Recognition Model, which is an innovative approach to the analysis of protein-protein and protein-DNA interactions and interaction of electromagnetic field with proteins and DNA. The Resonant Recognition Model approach can be used for various applications such as prediction of proteins active/binding sites, functional mutations, design of bioactive peptides and determination of proteins’ activation frequencies.

Drasko Cosic


Drasko Cosic is CEO of AMALNA Consulting. He is responsible for all business aspects of the company as well as for software development and applications. 

Drasko Cosic graduated electrical and computer engineering. For over 35 years he has been involved in IT software development working with companies like UNISYS, JAT, Energoproject and ComOps. He has also been involved in the development of RRM software since the early beginning of the model development in mid 1980s all the way through to today and is the author of different versions of the Resonant Recognition Model software.

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