Professor Sospeter Muhongo CV

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Professor Sospeter Muhongo
Professor Sospeter Muhongo was born in Musoma town, Tanzania on 25.06.1954. He is married to Bertha, has a son Rukonge, and is guardian to three orphans.
  1. Editor-in-chief of the Journal of African Earth Sciences
  2. Fellow of several highly learned professional societies including the Geological Society of London. the Geological Society of America. the Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences  and the Tanzania Academy of Sciences.
  3. Vice President for Commission of the Geological Map of the World (CGMW), 2005-to date.
  4. Worked as a Visiting Researcher, University of Mainz, Germany in 2000-2009
  5. Founder and first Executive Director of the International Council for Science (ICSU)- Africa Region. ICSU is a non-governmental organization with a global membership of national scientific bodies (121 members) and international scientific unions (30 members).
  6. 2009 candidate for the post of Director General for UNESCO.
Honours and awards
Awards
  • 1977: Vice-Chancellor’s Prize, University of Dar es Salaam
  • 1979: Gondwana Prize, University of Dar es Salaam
  • 2004: Robert Shackleton Award for Outstanding Precambrian Research in Geology of Africa – the flagship award of the Geological Society of Africa. He was the first recipient for this award
  • 2006: National Award for Research in Science and Technology (NARST) by the Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology
  • 2007: The Honours Award of the Geological Society of South Africa.
  • 2011: Ordre des Palmes Académiques (Order of Academic Palms) at Officier (Officer) grade by the French Government
Honorary
  1. University of Pretoria, Honorary Professor of Geology since 2006
  2. Honorary Research Fellow of the Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences (FCAGS)
Publications
Muhongo is the author or co-author of over 150 scientific articles and technical papers and has co-authored the publication of large-scale geological maps of Africa, East Africa and Tanzania.
List of selected publications
  • Technology and Innovation for Socio-Economic Development: Success Stories from Africa, 175 pp, Pretoria, South Africa (ISBN 978 0 620 45741 5)
  • Hot granulite nappes – tectonic styles and thermal evolution of Proterozoic Granulite Belt in East Africa. Tectonophysics 477, Issue 3-4, 160-173.
  • The role of knowledge, science, technology and innovation. In: Future of Planet Earth, Seminar Proceedings, Foundation For the Future (FFF)/UNESCO publication, p. 147-153.
  • Geology and Mineral Map of Tanzania. Scale: 1:2.000.000 . (BRGM-UDSM-GST team)
  • Vestiges of the Mesoproterozoic events in the Neoproterozoic Mozambique Belt: the East African Perspective in the Rodinia puzzle. Gondwana Research Journal, Vol. 6, pp 409–416.
  • High-pressure granulite-facies metagabbros in the Ubendian Belt of SW Tanzania: preliminary petrography and P-T estimates. Journal of African Earth Sciences, Vol. 34, pp 279–285.
  • Single Zircon Evaporation and SHRIMP ages for granulite facies rocks in the Mozambique belt of Tanzania. Journal of Geology, Vol. 109, pp 171–189.
  • Anatomy of the Mozambique belt of eastern and southern Africa: evidence from Tanzania. Gondwana Research Journal, Vol. 2/3, pp 369–375.
  • Geological Characteristics of the Suture between West and East Gondwana. Gondwana Research Journal, Vol. 2/4, pp 595–599.
  • Pan-African pressure temperature evolution of the Merelani area in the Mozambique belt in northeast Tanzania. Journal of African Earth Sciences, Vol. 29/2 pp 353–365.

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Sospeter Muhongo – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Professor Sospeter M. Muhongo – Subjects – Elsevier
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Hon. Professor Sospeter M. Muhongo – African Mining Indaba
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The Crawford Fund | Honourable Professor Sospeter Muhongo
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Prof Sospeter Muhongo, a distinguished scholar, is the Minister of Energy and Minerals of the United Republic of Tanzania and a Nominated Member of 

Prof Sospeter M. Muhongo – allAfrica.com: myAfrica – People
http://myafrica.allafrica.com/view/people/main/id/087O1AleHqysQut_.html
Nov 17, 2008 Prof Muhongo, is the first recipient (2004) of the Robert Shackleton Award for Outstanding Research in the Precambrian Geology of Africa.

Prof. Muhongo Closing Remark at YES-Tanzania Scientific Forum …
http://www.youtube.com/watch%3Fv%3D3yqMpG2FriE
Jul 27, 2010 This was a closing remark by Prof. Sospeter Muhongo at the first Young Earth Scientist Scientific Forum at NSSF Water Front in Dar es Salaam.

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Jul 7, 2009 U N IT ED RE P U B LI C OF T A NZ AN I A Candidate for the post of Director General of UNESCO Visionary Leadership – Excellent 

Minister for energy and minerals, professor sospeter muhongo
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May 26, 2013 When the Minister for Energy and Minerals, Professor Sospeter Muhongo took ‘ the podium’ to wind up his budget debate yesterday, it was a 

PROF SOSPETER MUHONGO
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PROF SOSPETER MUHONGO A CANDIDATE FOR THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF UNESCO Last month the final list of the 9 candidates for the forthcoming 

Geologist Sospeter Muhongo appointed Tanzania’s minerals …
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May 8, 2012 Geologist Sospeter Muhongo appointed Tanzania’s minerals minister Until his appointment, Muhongo was a full Professor of Geology at the 

File:Prof. S. Muhongo & Family.jpg – Wikimedia Commons
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Jun 9, 2010 English: From L-R Prof. Sospeter F. Muhongo, Mrs. Bertha Mamuya-Muhongo, Mr . Rukonge S. Muhongo, Mr. Mutaragara C. Muhongo, Mr.

 

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  1. Nitwa samuel mathew pallangyo mh.Sospeter Muongo Hakika ni mtu anayeweza
    kwanza ni msomi wa hali ya juu mbayaaaaa. watu waache chuki binafsi hawa ndo watu wanaotafutwa duniani watanzania tuachane na wivu binafsi sospeter anaweza kutubadilishia uchumi wa nchi hii ukasimama pambana mh.
    nakukubali sana baba……0759295631

  2. NAITWA SAMUEL MATHEW PALLANGYO.KIUKWELI PROFESA NI JEMBE KWANZA NIMPE SHUKRANI ZA DHATI MH.RAIS WA JAMHURI YA MUUNGANO WA TANZANIA KUMUONA MUHESHIMIWA MUHONGO NDIE KIONGOZI PEKEE HAPA TANZANIA MWENYE UWEZO WA KUSIMAMIA NA KUENDELEZA HII IDARA YAKE WENGINE MBWEMBWE TU.MKUU NAKUAMINIA PIGA KAZI.ULIENDA SHULE KUSOMA NA KWELI ULISOMA HATA KUWA RAIS KWAKO MBONA SIMPLE TU PAMBANA BABA

  3. Mim mchungaji Lazaro Mashala Gunda nimefurahi na kumshukuru sana Mungu kwa kunikutanisha na Kiongozi wa kitaifa Prf Sospeter Muhongo katika maeneo ya Lenny Hotel.
    Naomba sana Mungu amjaliye Afya njema na hekima itokayo kwa Mungu ili alitumikiye taifa hili kwa kadili Mungu atakavyomjalia.

  4. kwel jamaa anafaa kabsa kuitwa professa na ninaamini katika kitengo alichopewa na mh Rais cha nishati na madini kitazidi kuwa bora maana naona iyo ndio field yake ya kazi.Hongera sana Sospeter Muhongo nakukubali sana katika kusimamia nakutoa maamuzi juu ya kazi uliyopewa,

  5. Ninaimani na wataalam,wataifikisha nchi mbali.tuachane na siasa zetu za maji taka.hongera sana prof.Muhongo,nilienda pale kijijini kwetu pale Chirorwe nimeona juhudi zako.ni mwanzo mzuri,bado kuna eneo dogo la kijiji chetu ambalo halijapata umeme hasa kale kaeneo ka Nyaberango kuelekea wanyere,sasa ni matumaini yangu kuwa baada ya miaka mitano ijayo huduma ya umeme itkuwa imeenea kijiji kizima cha chirorwe.

  6. Maoni:Nimesoma kwa makini viwango vya elimu yake.Ni wazi kwamba watakaotaka kuja kuwekeza kwenye gesi ni lazima wawe makini maana naamini mikataba holela ni mwiko sasa

  7. Prof Muhongo is a good man and I knows want is doing for his country of Tanzania,Rais Hongera kwa kwa kumteuwa prof muhongo chapeni kazi tujenge taifa letu Mungu bariki Tanzania Rais ,Mawaziri wote Amen

  8. Nilifurahi sana baada ya My Rais Dr JP.Magufuli kumrudisha Prof Muhongo
    Kwenye wizara ya Nishati na Madini naamini tutafika mbali sana kimaendeleo baadai ya miaka kumi ijayo naomba Mwenyezi Mungu amjalie afya njema ili Taiga letu lisonge mbele.Hakika tumempata waziri naomba wadau wrote katika sector hiyo tumtie moyo.

  9. Maoni:dear prof
    wewe ni aina ya watu ambao hawazaliwi mara kwa mara….u deserves to be selected by the people and appointed by president…..I appreciate u a lot….show us u able…my God bless u Mr prof

  10. Hongera sana Hon.Prof.Sospeter Mwijarubi Muhongo…kwa anayejua hakuna anayeweza kupinga uteuzi wako,wewe ni mtu sahihi mahali sahihi.Mwenyezi Mungu akubariki.

  11. Nimefajika sana kwa Dr. Magufuli kukurudisha Wizara ya Nishati. Tunayo matumaini makubwa na we we. A cha hao wanaotafuta umaarufu was kisiasa waendelee kujiaibisha na propaganda zao za chuki.

  12. Nawapongeza wananchi wa musoma vijijini kwa kumchagua pr.muhungo kuwa mbunge wao kwani watu kama yeye ni wachache dunia ya leo,naimani watafaidika kwa mengi kwani ni msomi sio kwamba amekuja kutafuta maisha bali kuwafanya watu wa musoma vijijini nao waonekane wako dunia ya maendeleo kwani dunia ya leo inataka wataala sio bulaabulaa.
    mwakondya.

  13. Tujiulize tena watanzania,mpaka lini wasomi wetu wataendelea kunifaisha dunia nyingine huku nyumbani wakipuuzwa?siasa za nchi hii zitakoma lin kuwa moshi machoni pa wataalam HAWA?

  14. Political pressure wapi mwingine zisizo na tutafanyia habari katika ku outway risks ndizo zilizosababisha viongozi tegemeo kama Muhongo kuondolewa madarakani na kubaki na magarasa kwani wizara njema na ambazo kipindi cha Muhongo wanavijiji wameshuhudia ahadi zilizotimia kama za umeme vijijini zaidi kuliko upotevu wa fedha ambazo hata zingekuwepo hazijawahi kuwafaidisha kwa lolote

  15. Dear Proff
    Naandika kwa kuutahadhailsha umma wa dunia kwamba huyu Prof ni mtu muhimu sana ktk Dunia yetu hii tunayoishi maana dunia hii itaendelea kuwapo pale tu tutakapoheshimu ukweli na kwa kweli dunia yetu hii inawategemea sana WANASAYANSI HIVYO SI VIZURI KUWACHEZEA CHEZEA WATU KAMA PROF MUHONGO ki ukweli huyu Prof ni mmoja wa watu wataoweza kuandaa mwelekeo wa dunia yetu hii KISAYANSI na mimi nashinwa kuwaelewa walimwengu kwa nini tumefika mahala pa kuchezea chezea watu kama huyu ndg PROF MUHONGO haya bwana sisi yetu macho maana hatuna lakufanya

    By Ngaile

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