Israel Cohen is the Louis and Samuel Seidan Professor of electrical and computer 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 Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Technion.