The research work of Prof E. Ferg is closely linked to the university’s Electric Vehicle (EV) programme of uYilo. uYilo is a national programme that has a number of initiates around the development of South Africa’s electric vehicle infrastructure as well as development and services that is related energy storage and related battery materials. More information on uYilo can be obtained from its web page  and specific battery and materials related research initiatives within the group at
Contact information
Prof Ernst Ferg
Associate Professor in Physical Chemistry
Tel: 27 41 504 3160