Li, Kong

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Computer Engineering Department, Computer Science Department

San Jose State University

One Washington Square

San Jose, CA 95192-0180


Office: ENG 250

Office Hour (Fall 2019): Mon 3pm - 4pm; Tu 3pm - 4pm

Fall 2019 Courses

  • CMPE 138-1 (Database Systems I): TuTh 4:30pm-5:45pm, Washington Square Hall 109
  • CMPE 180B-1 (Database Systems): TuTh 4:30pm-5:45pm, Washington Square Hall 109
  • CMPE 226-1 (Database Design): MW 1:30pm-2:45pm, ENG 303
  • CS 149-2 (Operating Systems): MW 4:30pm-5:45pm, Boccardo Business Center 202
  • CS 218-1 (Topics in Cloud Computing): TuTh 1:30pm-2:45pmMacQuarrie Hall 422

Research interests: cloud computing, virtualization, distributed systems, parallel processing, and database


Dr. Kong Li obtained his BSEE from National Taiwan University, MS and Ph.D., both in Computer Science, from UCLA.  He joined San Jose State University in 2013.  Prior joining San Jose State University, he has been working in industry for over 17 years in areas of design, development, and performance analysis experience with multi-tier applications in areas of system management, Web Application Performance Management (WAPM), SaaS, virtualization, cloud computing, database, and distributed/parallel architecture.


Industry Experiences:


  • US Patent 9852140, “Efficient File Replication”, Dec 26, 2017.
  • US Patent 6078324, “Event Signaling In A Foldable Object Tree”, June 20, 2000.
  • US Patent 5999178, “Selection, Type Matching and Manipulation of Resource Objects By A Computer Program”, Dec. 7, 1999.
  • US Patent 5986653, “Event Signaling In A Foldable Object Tree”, Nov. 16, 1999.
  • US Patent 5829001, “Database Updates Over A Network”, Oct. 27, 1998.