Israel Cohen is a Professor of electrical engineering at the Technion– Israel Institute of Technology. He is also a visiting professor at Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, China.  His areas of interest include analysis and modeling of acoustic signals, statistical signal processing, source localization, microphone arrays, system identification, image analysis and processing and deep learning. He is a co-editor of the Multichannel Speech Processing Section of the Springer Handbook of Speech Processing and a coauthor of Fundamentals of Signal Enhancement and Array Signal Processing. He is an IEEE Fellow “for contributions to the theory and application of speech enhancement”, and Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Signal Processing Society (2019-2020).