Debora Puglia obtained the degree in Materials Engineering (1999) and the PhD (2003) in Industrial Engineering at the Material Science and Technology Lab of the University of Perugia. She has been technical responsible of European research projects in FP5, FP6, FP7 and Horizon 2020. She participated to 90 national and international Conferences and has co-directed 20 MSc degrees and 3 PhD thesis, author of 20 book chapters, 160 scientific papers (h = 38, Scopus) and reviewer for international peer reviewed journals. Her current research interests are related to the study of biodegradable polymers and nanocomposites based on cellulose and lignin nanostructures, thermosetting/thermoplastic matrix composites reinforced with vegetable fibers, nanocomposites reinforced with silica and carbon nanostructures. She currently has a position as Associate Professor at the University of Perugia.