Sospeter Muhongo

Sospeter Muhongo
  • Minister of Energy and Minerals
    Ministry of Energy and Minerals of Tanzania

Has occupied national, regional and int'l professional positions dealing with STI, earth resources, science policy and science diplomacy. Currently, Minister of Energy and Minerals of the United Republic of Tanzania and Nominated Member of Parliament. Vice-President, Commission of the Geological Map of the World (CGMW). Full Professor of Geology, University of Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. Member, International Experts Group (Global Science Forum), OECD. Member, Executive Board, African Inter-Parliamentary Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation. Honorary Professor of Geology, University of Pretoria, South Africa. Honorary Fellow: Geological Society of America; Geological Society of London. Honorary Research Fellow, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences. Fellow: Academy of Sciences for the Developing World; Geological Society of Africa; African Academy of Sciences; Tanzania Academy of Sciences; ten highly learned professional societies. Prof Robert Shackleton (UK) Award for Outstanding Research on the Precambrian Geology of Africa (2004). Officier, Ordre des Palmes Académiques.