Antoine Bourely
Full Name
Antoine Bourely
Job Title
Scientific Director
Pellenc ST
Antoine BOURELY, born 1960, studied at Ecole Polytechnique, Paris. He holds a Master’s Degree from the University of California, Davis, as well as a PhD in Automation.

From 1986, he became a researcher in robotics, and then headed the Robotic Department at PELLENC SA, where he investigated sortation of packaging for recycling.

He co-founded “PELLENC ST” in 2001, a major manufacturer of optical sorters. He led the development of most technologies of the company, including NIR, VISible, and MIR spectroscopies: they remain our main technologies today.

He is currently working on Digital Watermarks for a more precise sorting of packaging within the Holy Grail 2.0 programme. He is the leader of WP1 “Intelligent Sorting”.