Dr. Alfred Maluwa holds a PhD in Quantitative Genetics, which he graduated from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway in 2006. He is currently working as Director of Research, Postgraduate Studies and Outreach at the Malawi University of Science and Technology. Dr. Maluwa has 29 years of experience as a researcher of which 7 years have been on research management. He is teaching Biostatistics to undergraduate students, and, Research Methods and Technology Commercialization to Postgraduate students. He is also supervising M.Sc. students and co-supervising PhD students in partner universities nationally and regionally. He has been awarded and successfully implemented several research and development projects with many cooperating partners. Currently he has established the research management system at MUST, he is coordinating research and development programs for both students and faculty. He is also participating and facilitating innovation development, patenting and commercialization programs and coordinating postgraduate studies and outreach programs for both faculty and students at MUST. He is also coordinating national and international cooperation programs between MUST and partners. He has 50 publications in refereed journals and has contributed to seven book chapters.