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”, 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. His research Interests are Array signal processing, speech enhancement, Noise Estimation, Source Localization, Blind Source Separation, System Identification, Adaptive Filtering, Image Analysis and processing, Deep learning.