David Perry received his PhD in Operations Research from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology in May 1983. He joined the Department of Statistics at the University of Haifa in October 1983 as a Lecturer. Over the years he was promoted and in 2001 he became a full Professor at Haifa. He retired in September 2015 from Haifa and started his position as the founder chairman of the Department of Logistics at the Western Galilee College, in October 2015. His research has been funded consecutively for the past 30 years by the GIF (German Israel Fund) and ISF (Israel Science Foundation). He is the author of more than 100 scientific papers. He served on the editorial board of Operations Research Letters
; he still serves on the editorial boards of Queueing Systems
, Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability
and IIE Transactions.