Kang Li is the Director of Georgia Institute for Cybersecurity and Privacy, and he is also a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Georgia. Kang Li received a B.S. degree in computer science from Tsinghua University, and a Ph.D. degree in computer science and engineering from the Oregon Graduate Institute of Science and Technology. He also received a Master degree in legal study from Yale Law School. He was a research scientist at the College of Computing of Georgia Tech before joining the University of Georgia.

Professor Kang Li's research interests are in the areas of computer systems, networking, and cyber security.