He was a visiting scholar with University of British-Columbia in 2014, with University of Maryland-College Park during 2011 – 2012, and with New Jersey Institute of Technology during 2004 – 2005. He is currently a professor with the school of data and computer science, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China. His research interests include information forensics, watermarking, multimedia communication and security. He has published more than 80 research papers in major international academic journals and peer-reviewed conference proceedings. Dr. Kang is the vice chair of Multimedia Security and Forensics Technical Committee of Asian-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association, and is a member of IEEE Signal Processing Society's Information Forensics and Security Technical Committee. He is an area editor for the journal entitled Signal Processing: Image Communication.