Prof. Adiri has a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering (1958) and an M.Sc. (1965) and D.Sc. (1967) in Operations Research--all degrees are from the Technion. Between 1960--63, Prof. Adiri worked as a consultant in a management consulting company "Cheshet" Ltd. In 1963, he joined the Technion, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management as a graduate assistant and passing through all ranks, in 1985 he was promoted to Full Professor in Operations Research. Between 1968--69, Prof. Adiri was a Visiting Senior Lecturer in the Department of Statistics, Tel-Aviv University. The years 1969--72, he spent in IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York, as a Visiting Scientist.