Houda Barhoumi is a Ph.D. student in the Textile Department in the National Engineering School of Monastir (Tunisia).She will obtain her PhD diploma in December 2019.She holds an engineering degree in Textiles from the National school of engineers of Monastir. Her doctoral research investigates the study of the different properties of compression knitted garments including the interface pressure that they apply on the lower limb. Her research interests are medical textiles, knitting and material modelling.