Lan Kong

Lan Kong, Ph.D.


  • Renmin University of China
  • Ph.D. University of Nebraska, Computer Science and Engineering

Research/Academic Interests

  • Digital Forensics
  • Cyber Security
  • Artificial Intelligence


Dr. Kong’s work can be found in several journals including:
  • Zeng, Y, QJ Wu, SL Wang, L. Kong, X Zhou, W Xie, YJ Zhang. “A chemosensory protein BtabCSP11 mediates reproduction in Bemisia tabaci”. Frontiers in Physiology, 11:709. DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2020.00709.
  • Guo, W, ZQ Liu, JQ Yu, J Lu, XG Jiao, L. Kong, CX Yang, HP Pan. “Transcriptome analysis of female and male Henosepilachna vigintioctopunctata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) identifies sex-related genes.”. Horticultural Plant Journal, doi:
  • L. Kong, M. Ali, and J. S. Deogun, "Building Redundant Multicast Trees for Preplanned Recovery in WDM Optical Networks”. Journal of High Speed Networks, vol. 15, no. 5, 379-398. 2006.
  • L. Kong, L. Li, S. D. Scott and J. S. Deogun, "Light-tree Restoration in All-Optical Wavelength-Routed Networks”. IASTED WOC 2005, 58-63, 2005.
  • L. Kong, and J. S. Deogun, "Preplanned Recovery with Redundant Multicast Trees in Optical Networks”, proceedings of SPIE OptiComm 2003, 419-423, 2003.
  • L. Kong, M. Ali, and J. S. Deogun, "Limited Range Wavelength Conversion in All-Optical Wavelength-Routed Networks with Dynamic Traffic Analyzing”, proceedings of SOFTCOM 2002, 381-385, 2002.
  • L. Kong and M. Fang, "Analyzing the framework of EC simulation in the campus environment", China InfoWorld, August 1998.

Associations/Affiliations/Work History

  • 08/2019 – present Assistant Professor, Eastern Kentucky University
  • 08/2019 – 05/2020 Visiting Assistant Professor, Eastern Kentucky University
  • 09/2013 – present KYCAA Executive Officer and Web Master, Kentucky Chinese American Association (KYCAA)
  • 05/2016 – 05/2019 Academic Dean, KYCAA Chinese School
  • 08/2006 – 04/2008 Configuration Management Analyst, Sage Software Healthcare Division
  • 06/2001 – 09/2001 Software Engineer, Design Data, Lincoln, NE