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: Online via Zoom ENG 250

Office Hour (Spring2023) - Online via Zoom: M 1:30pm-2:30pm; Tu 3:00pm-4:00pm; by appt

Spring 2023 Courses

  • CMPE 138-80 (Database Systems I) online: TuTh 4:30pm-5:45pm
  • CS 149-6 (Operating Systems) MQH 222: MW 3:00pm-4:15pm
  • CS 218-80 (Topics in Cloud Computing) online: TuTh 1:30pm-2:45pm

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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 of design, development, and performance analysis 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.