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

T. Rosenbaum, I. Cohen, and E. Winebrand, "Attenuation of Acoustic Early Reflections in Television Studios Using Pretrained Speech Synthesis Neural Network"
X. Wang, J. Benesty, I. Cohen and J. Chen, "Microphone Array Beamforming Based on Maximization of the Front-to-Back Ratio"
A. Ivry, B. Berdugo, and I. Cohen, "Voice Activity Detection for Transient Noisy Environment Based on Diffusion Nets"