August 16, 2017
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 specifications and implementation of quality assurance and quality control.
At BITRI, Keneilwe is a Building Material Science Associate Researcher involved in the Kgalagadi Sand Building Block/Brick Technology and investigation of the potential use of local raw materials for production of refractories.
Her research interests cover green built environment, highway design and pavement rehabilitation.