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Prof Sospeter M. Muhongo


Regional Director - ICSU Regional Office for Africa

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Created: 17th Nov 2008
Modified: 17th Nov 2008
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Natural Sciences
ICSU Regional Office for Africa (International Council for Science)
Regional Director
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Prof Sospeter M. Muhongo
(At a Glance)
Date of Birth: //
Gender: male
  P.O. Box 13252
  Pretoria, 0028 South Africa

Tel: +27-12-481 4090 (Office)
Website: http://www.ics...
Place of Origin: Tanzania
Prof Muhongo, is the first recipient (2004) of the Robert Shackleton Award for Outstanding Research in the Precambrian Geology of Africa. He has been teaching and doing research at the University of Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania since 1979. His research interests are in tectonics, structural geology, petrology, geochronology and economic geology of Precambrian terrains. Prof Muhongo has held key positions in numerous national and international organisations. He is a Fellow of the Geological Society of Africa (GSAf), Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), the Gondwana Institute for Geology and Environment (GIGE, Japan) as well as the Geological Society of London (GSL). In his own country, he has been chair of the Board of Directors of the State Mining Corporation (STAMICO) and was Head of Geology at the University of Dar Es Salaam in 1997-2000. He is the author or co-author of over 100 scientific articles and technical papers.

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