Fatima Charrier - El Bouhtoury is currently an Associate Professor — HDR (Habilitation a Diriger des Recherches) at Pau and Pays de l'Adour University. She is a team member of the Institut Pluridisciplinaire de Recherche sur l’Environnement (IPREM — Equipe de Physique et Chimie des Polymeres). Her research interest is diverse and covers the development of biobased and wood-based composites involving the design and development of adhesive mixtures based on renewable resources, development of composites panels made of wood and natural fibers and also the study and development of WPC. Her research also deals with durability and wood quality. At national level, Fatima Charrier — El Bouhtoury is a titular member of the wood commission of the Cometitiveness Cluster Xylofutur and a member of GDR 3544 Sciences du Bois. Her research work is based on the collaborative network Xylomat. Network dedicated to composites based on wood and is one of six technical platforms of the platform for research and innovation Xyloforest.