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

Department of Electrical 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 engineering at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. He is also a Visiting Professor at Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, China. 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 Electrical Engineering Department of the Technion.

Recent Publications

I. Ariav, D. Dov, and I. Cohen, "A Deep Architecture for Audio-Visual Voice Activity Detection in the Presence of Transients"
G. Huang, J. Benesty, J. Chen, and I. Cohen, "Kronecker Product Beamforming with Multiple Differential Microphone Arrays"
G. Itzhak, J. Benesty, and I. Cohen, "Quadratic Approach for Single-channel Noise Reduction"