uYilo battery research is headed by Professor Ernst Ferg, a nationally recognised leader in the field of lead-acid battery research. Professor Ferg is affiliated with global organisations such as the Advanced Lead-acid Battery Consortium (ALABC). Further information on research and publications is available from

The laboratory is proud of the number of postgraduate students that are actively doing research towards the qualification in the field of electrochemistry and material science as well as those who have successfully completed their studies.