Kai S. Koong
Professor of Computer Information Systems and Quantitative Methods and Chair
Department of Computer Information Systems and Quantitative Methods
College of Business Administration
Office Phone: (956) 665-3353
Cell Phone: (956) 665-6677

Fluency in language(s) other than English

  • Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese)


  • Health Information Technology - Developments in electronic health records and meaningful use.
  • Information Technology Labor Markets - Supply and demand of requisite computing skills and costs.
  • Information Systems Curriculum Development - Current and Future Trends.
  • Information Technology Services and Standards - Quality and Assessments.
  • Internet Security - Online Fraud and Identity Theft.

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Dr. Kai S. Koong earned his Doctorate in Business Administration from Mississippi State University in 1987. He is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Computer Information Systems and Quantitative Methods at The University of Texas-Pan American.

Dr. Koong is internationally known for his work and expertise in the areas of electronic health care, information quality and assessment, information technology labor markets, information systems curriculum development, and internet security. He is currently the Editor-In-Chief of two of the leading journals in the information technology area: the International Journal of Electronic Healthcare and the International Journal of Services and Standards. He has also been a guest editor of the International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisations and is a member of the editorial review board of several other journals. Dr. Koong is also a grant reviewer for a number of international and state agencies.

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