Luis Pericchi is Full Professor Department of Mathematics, College of Natural Sciences, University of Puerto Rico.  He is also the Founder and Director of the Statistical Lab, USB (Simón Bolívar University), Vice-Director(1992-2000) of CESMa-USB (Centro de Estadistica y Software Matematico) and Founder Coordinator (1997-2000) of the Graduate Studies in Statistics at USB.
He is the Associate Editor of Revista Brasileira de Probabilidade e Estatistica, Estadistica and Bayesian Analysis. He is also a Member of the Editorial Board, Estadistica Espa~nola and in the Editorial Board, Latin American Chapter, Bernoulli Society. His previous editorial works include Associate Editor, International Statistical Review (1988 - 1991), Associate Editor, Trabajos de Estadistica (1990 - 1997), Field Editor, Acta Cientifica Venezolana (1990 - 1998). Luis Pericchi has published several articles, research papers and thesis in the fields of Mathametics and statistics.
He has a B.A. Universidad Simon Bolivar Licenciado en Matematicas (1975), an M.A. from University of California, Berkeley (Statistics) (1978) and a Ph.D. from University of London, Imperial College, Department of Mathematics (Mathematical Statistics) (1981). 
Luis Pericchi has recieved various awards and distinctions including National Prize in Hydrology (Venezuela), Prize to the best article (Publication # 5) of the year (1987). Area of Engineering by Venezuelan Council for Scientific and Technological Research, Annual prize 1991 in the area of Mathematics among others.
- From August 2001, He is acting as the Full Professor Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Puerto Rico.
- From August 2001, to August 2006 he was the Director of the Department of Mathematics at University of Puerto Rico.
- From 1993 to 2001, he acted a Professor of the Department of Mathematics at Simón Bolívar University.
- From 1981 to 1988, he was a Assistant Professor of the Department of Mathematics at Simón Bolívar University.
He has also worked as visiting and temporary Positions in different Universities.