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Ndebombuya Mokaloba holds a B. Eng. Mechanical Engineering from University of Botswana, B. Honours (Metallurgy) and MSc Chemical Technology from the University of Pretoria, and a PhD (Engineering) from the University of Botswana. His academic interests covered Manufacturing, Physical Metallurgy, also, Polymer Science, Polymer Processing, and Polymer Engineering. His research at PhD focused on the […]

Dr Isaac N. Beas joined BITRI as a Researcher – Specialty Chemicals on 4th July 2017. Before joining BITRI, Dr. Beas was working as a Postdoctoral fellow at the University of South Africa. He acquired a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Johannesburg/University of Witwatersrand (South Africa). He studied for his MSc in Physical […]

Keneilwe Phiri is a Civil Engineer with a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil), from the University of Botswana. Keneilwe worked for a Civil Engineering Consultancy as Junior Assistant Resident Engineer (Pipeline) under the Mmamashia-Kanye North South Carrier Connection Project prior to joining BITRI. Her work included the supervision of the contractor’s daily works ensuring compliance to […]

Oaitse Kokome is a software engineer with background in mobile, web and application development. His specialty is database systems and his main focus is researching database systems. Oaitse is also responsible for designing, developing and maintaining database systems for BITRI projects and systems. He is also a well-versed back end and front end developer.

Onkaetse Dikwata is an expert in software development with a strong background in both mobile and web application development. He holds a BSc in Computing from Open University. Before joining BITRI, he worked as a software developer for the Research and Consultancy Department at Botho University where his responsibilities were; to identify and develop educational […]

Othusitse is currently working under Building Materials Science, which focusses on research for abundant raw and waste materials for the design of sustainable Building materials. He graduated from The University of British Columbia in Canada, as a Materials Engineer specializing in processing and metallurgy. Othusitse has completed several projects in all of which he applied […]

Boikhutso graduated with a BEng in Electronics & Microelectronics from the Southern Federal University-Taganrog Institute of Technology, Taganrog, Russia. He worked as a biomedical service engineer for 3 years before joining BITRI. Boikhutso’s interests are related to the study of methodologies for the design of reliable and safe embedded systems. Reliability aspects are of great […]

Dr. Pule’s work focuses on the fabrication of electrospun nanofiber based devices for Analytical Chemistry applications. She has gained the requisite skills in materials fabrication, characterization and application, and is well suited to drive analytical chemistry projects. For her PhD studies she got involved in a project concerned with the “development of diagnostic probes for […]

At BITRI Karabo is an Associate Researcher with a strong background in Computer Information Systems and Educational Technology. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree and M.Sc. in Computer Information Systems as well as a Postgraduate Diploma in Education from the University of Botswana. Karabo is a Computer Information Systems Analyst and a qualified Computer Studies Teacher […]

Monthusiotsile holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Informatics and a Masters of Information Technology (Network Computing from University of Canberra (Australia). He is currently working as an Associate Research-Information Systems and Technology at BITRI, some of the research projects he is involved in include design and development of Education, Agriculture and Tourism based computer systems, […]

Tumo graduated from the University of Southampton (UK) in 2015 with a Master of Engineering (Electronics) and have lots of project experience in Digital electronics, Embedded Systems and Sensor Networks. He was involved in a project titled “A Covert Tracking Cell as a Smart Phone Application” which was an industry-based group project sponsored by Selex-ES(UK) […]

Alfred is well-verse Hardware-Software associate researcher with strong background in computer systems engineering. At BITRI, he currently focuses on need-based technology research for Batswana mainly developing Health Data Analytics Technologies , Health Care Services Optimization systems, TV white space spectrum utilization for broadband(with CSIR-SA), and designing of mobile technologies for Education, Agriculture, Tourism sector processes […]

As an Associate Researcher – Electronics & Communications, Matthews currently conducts research and development of Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) using low power wide area networks (ZigBee, Lora WAN, and SigFox), TV White Space (TVWS) and design of multimedia electronic projects. Matthews completed his Masters in Electronics Telecommunications and Internet Engineering at University of Bradford. Through […]

Mr Swereki iss currently involved in the Kgalagadi Sand Building Block/Brick (KSBB) Technology rollout and the beneficiation of local slate resources into construction materials. He trained with Arup Botswana Consulting Engineers in general infrastructural design and construction supervision. He previously served as a Teaching Assistant (Engineering and Construction Materials) at the University of Botswana. He […]

Khumo works as an Associate Researcher in The Climate Change Division. Her area of research involves quantification and modelling the risks posed by climate change on arable commercial farming in the country. This work entails developing hedging strategies for farmers to climate-proof their crop income during years of drought. Khumo graduated with a Bachelor’s degree […]

Kabelo graduated from the University of Leeds in July 2015, with project experience ranging from Embedded systems, Robotics & Machine Learning, FPGA and Sensor Networks. At BITRI, Kabelo conducts research on intelligent and efficient electronic and communication systems that is in line with the needs of Botswana. The research ranges from, but is not limited […]

Tiro works as Associate Researcher with the Climate Change Division. His area of research involves developing and adapting methods to downscale global climate projections to a scale appropriate for assessments and policies in Botswana. Tiro holds a BSc (Hons) Meteorology from the University of Reading (UK). He previously worked as a Meteorologist with the Department […]

Koketso’s responsibilities include conducting research on climate change knowledge management, adaptation, and mitigation with the intent to inform policy decision makers, inform development, and decision support tools for risk management at community level. Koketso holds a Bachelor of Arts (Humanities), Environmental Sciences and English and she joined BITRI as a volunteer in June 2015. Her […]

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