He was on the faculty of ECE Department of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from 2000 to 2011. He was the manager of the Visual Computing Group and a principal researcher of Microsoft Research in Asia from 2009 to 2013. He was then a founding professor and the executive dean of the School of Information Science and Technology of ShanghaiTech University from 2014 to 2017. He joins the faculty of EECS of UC Berkeley in 2018.

Research Centers
Berkeley Artificial Intelligence Research Lab (BAIR)
Center for Augmented Cognition (CAC)
Tsinghua-UC Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI)
FHL Vive Center for Enhanced Reality