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).