n African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development - Inspiring profile of Sospeter Muhongo - a leading geological researcher in Africa

Volume 2, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 2042-1338
  • E-ISSN: 2042-1346
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Sospeter Muhongo, a Tanzanian, 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. He 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 President (1995-2001) of the Geological Society of Africa and 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), Associate Editor of Precambrian Research (Elsevier) and a member of several editorial boards of science bulletins.

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