Personal profile

Personal profile

Lecturer at BIUST, Palapye.

Home Village: Kopong, SE-Botswana

Place of Residence: Palapye, Botswana


Modules offered:

Fluid Mechanics For Civil Engineers

Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering

Professional Practices & Ethics

Civil Engineering Investigational Project I & II

Civil Engineering Design Project I & II


  1. Kholoma E., Renman G., Renman A. (2020). Filter media-packed bed reactor fortification with biochar to enhance wastewater treatment. Applied Sciences, 10, 790.
  2. Kholoma E., Renman G., Zhang W., Renman A. (2019). Leachability and availability of phosphorus in post-sorption biochar-fortified wastewater filters. Environmental Technology Journal 40(27) pp3641-365.
  3. Kholoma E., (2017). PhD Thesis: “Fortification of Soil-based Wastewater treatment systems with Versatile Ubiquitous Reactive media for Enhanced removal of Phosphorus and other contaminants”. TRITA LWR PhD thesis 2017:04, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.
  4. Kholoma E, Renman G Renman A. 2016. Phosphorus removal from wastewater by field-scale fortified filter beds during a one-year study. Environmental Technology 37(23): 2953-2963
  5. Rodriguez R, Kholoma E, 2017. A model to predict the performance of a dual-media filter. Paper in ICT Monitoring Section of the Proceedings of the Nordiwa Conference (2017)
  6. Zhang W, Renman G, Björlenius B, Ahrens L, Blum K, Gago-Ferrero P, Gao Q, Kholoma E. 2017. Removal of micro-pollutants and nutrients using filter beds for on-site sewage treatment – column and field experiments. Paper in Proceedings of The IWA S2Small2017 Conference on small water and wastewater systems and resources-oriented sanitation, Nantes, France.
  7. Kholoma E., Renman G. (2015). Fortification of sand filters - An alternative technique for enhancing wastewater treatment efficacy. Paper in Proceedings of The 13th IWA Specialized Conference on Small Water and Wastewater Systems and 5th IWA Specialized Conference on Resources-Oriented Sanitation, Athens, Greece.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Education/Academic qualification

Land and Water Resources Engineering, Doctoral Degree (PhD), Fortification of Soil-based Wastewater Treatment Systems with versatile ubiquitous reactive filter media for enhanced removal of phosphorus and other contaminants, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Mar 3 2012Sept 30 2017

Award Date: Sept 14 2017

Water Systems Technology, Master of Science, Project: Survey of Water Losses - The case of the Ramotswa Village, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Sept 15 2009Feb 28 2012

Award Date: Feb 2 2012

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