Kobi Cohen

Kobi Cohen received a B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Bar-Ilan University, in 2007 and 2013, respectively. In 2015, he joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev as a Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor). Prior to that he worked at the Coordinated Science Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2014-2015) and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, Davis (2012-2014) as a post-doctoral research associate. His main research interests include decision theory, stochastic optimization, statistical inference and learning, and game theory, with applications in large-scale systems, cyber systems, and wireless and wireline networks. Kobi received several awards including the Best Paper Award at the International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad hoc and Wireless Networks (WiOpt) 2015, the Feder Family Award (second prize) granted by the Advanced Communication Center at Tel Aviv University (2011), and the President’s Fellowship (2008–2012), Rector’s Prize (2006, 2011), and Dean’s Prize (2010) from Bar-Ilan University.