Professor Israel Cohen

Research Interests

  • Array Signal Processing
  • Speech and image processing
  • Immersive voice communication
  • Deep learning-based signal processing

Contact Info

Electrical & Computer Engineering Technion - Israel Institute of Technology Technion City, Haifa 3200003, Israel
Room 719, Zisapel Building
+972 73 378 71 29

Short Biography

Israel Cohen is the Louis and Samuel Seiden 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 (1998-2001). He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences (2023), the Norman Seiden Prize for Academic Excellence (2017), the Alexander Goldberg Prize for Excellence in Research (2010), and the Muriel and David Jacknow Award for Excellence in Teaching (2009).

Recent Publications

G. Itzhak, J. Benesty, and I. Cohen, "Quadratic Beamforming for Magnitude estimation"
R. Sharma, I. Cohen, and B. Berdugo, "Window Beamformer for Sparse Concentric Circular Array"
A. Ivry, I. Cohen, and B. Berdugo, "Nonlinear Acoustic Echo Cancellation with Deep Learning"