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** Dr Frédérique HAM-PICHAVANT is a research engineer at Bordeaux University. In 1994, she obtained her PhD in organic chemistry in collaboration with a cellulose pulp producer, on draining mechanisms of cellulose fibers in the paper machine. 

From 1994 to 2010, she oversaw research projects in relation to Aquitaine manufacturers of the wood paper cellulose industry. She has a long experience in the field of lignocellulosic material chemistry,  especially in the chemical characterization of cellulosic fibres and biopolymers.  

since January 2011, she joined the LCPO, Laboratory of Organic Polymer Chemistry (UMR 5629) in the Biopolymer and Biosourced Polymer group.