Kang Li is currently an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Georgia. Kang Li received a B.S. degree in computer science from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 1995, and a Ph.D. degree in computer science and engineering from the Oregon Graduate Institute of Science and Technology (now merged with OHSU), Portland, Oregon, in 2002. He was a research scientist at the College of Computing of Georgia Tech before joining University of Georgia.
Professor Kang Li's research interests are in the areas of computer networks, multimedia networking, and operating systems. The sponsors for Kang Li's research include both government funding agencies such as NSF and GRA, and companies from industry such as Cisco and ISC. Professor Kang Li has served various roles in international conferences, such as the program co-chair of CEAS, the PC member of ACM Multimedia, IEEE Globecom. He is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery and IEEE.