Orit Cohen-Nissan is a PhD student and a member of the i-MAT assessment team. Orit investigates the learning processes of students who solve mathematical modelling problems. She has recently graduated with an M.Sc. in mathematics education (cum laude) under the supervision of Dr. Kohen. She teaches advanced mathematics at secondary school. She holds a B.Sc. in civil engineering and an M.Sc. in business administration, both from the Technion.