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Monday, 22 November 2010

Prof. Sospeter Muhongo's updated curriculum vitae

I have received an updated curriculum vitae from Prof. Sospeter Muhongo, whose CV was posted in this blog recently. It just reminds me that I have some pending academic upgrading to complete.
Prof Sospeter Muhongo, a Tanzanian, is an Honorary Fellow of the Geological Society of London and an Honorary Research Fellow of the Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences. He is a fellow of eight highly learned professional societies. He was the founding Regional Director of the ICSU Regional Office for Africa, Pretoria, South Africa. Prof Muhongo was the Chair (2007-2010) of Science Programme Committee (SPC) of the UN-proclaimed International Year of Planet Earth (IYPE). He is the Vice President of the Commission of the Geological Map of the World (CGMW). Prof Muhongo is the co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of African Earth Sciences (Elsevier) and Associate Editor of Precambrian Research (Elsevier). He is a Full Professor of Geology at the University of Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania and an Honorary Professor of Geology at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. Prof Muhongo has published over 200 well acknowledged research articles, geological and mineral maps. He has delivered more than 250 keynote speeches around the world at international conferences. Prof Muhongo has been on many STI review/evaluation panels for both national and international institutions and organizations. He has undertaken over 100 contracted scientific research projects, and consultancy services in the mineral industry, environmental issues and STI policy matters. Over the past two decades Prof. Muhongo has co-organized over 100 international STI and science policy conferences, including those on “Science with Africa” which are hosted by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), the African Union Commission (AUC) and their partners.

Prof. Sospeter Muhongo, right, speaks at the African-European Georesources Observation System (AEGOS) conference in Dar es Salaam in May 2010. To his right is former Tanzanian minister for Energy and Minerals, William Ngeleja.
Prof Muhongo is a Member of the International Experts Group (Global Science Forum) of OECD. He has occupied numerous important national, regional and international professional positions dealing with science, technology, innovation, earth resources, science policy and science diplomacy. Prof Muhongo is intensively mentoring young scientists, engineers and technologists around the world and has developed a special interest in the application of STI for the sustainable growth and socio-economic development of the global society. Prof Muhongo, recipient of numerous scholarly and professional awards, grants and fellowships studied geology at the Universities of Dar es Salaam and Goettingen (Germany). He graduated with Dr.rer.nat. degree from the Technical University of Berlin, Germany. s.muhongo@bol.co.tz

Prof Sospeter M Muhongo


Anonymous said...

How old is Prof. Muhongo?

Madaraka said...

He is 56.