Professor Israel Cohen

Research Interests

  • Array Signal Processing
  • Speech Enhancement
  • Noise Estimation
  • Source Localization
  • Blind Source Separation
  • System Identification
  • Adaptive Filtering
  • Image Analysis and Processing
  • Deep Learning

Contact Info

Electrical & Computer Engineering Technion - Israel Institute of Technology Technion City, Haifa 3200003, Israel
Room 555, Meyer Building
+972 4 829 47 31
+972 4 829 57 57

Short Biography

Israel Cohen is the Louis and Samuel Seidan Professor of electrical and computer engineering at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. He is an IEEE Fellow “for contributions to the theory and application of speech enhancement” (since 2015), and Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Signal Processing Society (2019-2020). He received the B.Sc. (1990), M.Sc. (1993) and Ph.D. (1998) degrees in electrical engineering from the Technion. He was a Research Scientist with RAFAEL Research Laboratories, Israel Ministry of Defense (1990-98), and a Postdoctoral Research Associate with the Computer Science Department, Yale University, CT, USA (1998-2001). In 2001 he joined the Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Technion.

Recent Publications

Gal Itzhak and I. Cohen, "Differential and Constant-Beamwidth Beamforming with Uniform Rectangular Arrays"
A. Ivry, I. Cohen, and B. Berdugo, "Deep Residual Echo Suppression with a Tunable Tradeoff Between Signal Distortion and Echo Suppression"
T. Rosenbaum, I. Cohen, and E. Winebrand, "Attenuation of Acoustic Early Reflections in Television Studios Using Pretrained Speech Synthesis Neural Network"