• The Lead-Acid Batteries Department (LABD) is a research unit within “Acad. Evgeny Budevski” Institute of Electrochemistry and Energy Systems (IEES) of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS). 
  • With its over 50 years of research and development experience the LABD team has gained world-wide recognition as a respected scientific “school” of lead-acid batteries. 
  • Our mission is to contribute to the development of this very important electrochemical power source technology by enriching the fundamental knowledge and generating new ideas and innovative design and technological solutions for the manufacture and exploitation of lead-acid batteries. 
Prof. Detchko Pavlov (1930-2017)
founder and long-time leader of LABD

"With his incredible erudition, talent and devotion to science Prof. Detchko Pavlov created the Bulgarian school of lead-acid batteries that has gained world-wide fame and prestige. The mentor of several generations of electrochemists, one of the co-founders of the Institute of Electrochemistry and Energy Systems (IEES) of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS), the author of emblematical scientific works, a bright personality full of kindness and humanity, he will be treasured in our memories fore

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