Prof. Mukhtar Alam, Dean Faculty of Sciences and Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University of Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa born in 1965. He earned his Ph.D in the year 1995 from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK on the Ministry of Education, Pakistan Merit Scholarship. He served for more than 10 years in Civil Services of Pakistan. He has been associated with Teaching, Research and Administration in the field of Biological Sciences. He is the member of national and international organizations. He wrote multiple books on Agriculture and is the author of more than 100 articles. As a key speaker he attended international conferences, congress, symposia and workshops. He organized international level conferences in home country. He secured funding of million dollars from national and international organizations. During his professional career he holds the position of Vice Chancellor, Dean, Chairman, Coordinator, Director R&D, Additional Registrar, Deputy Director Oil Board and Section Officer.