He is currently a Professor at Wuhan University (WHU). His current research interests include image and video processing and analysis, computational vision and human-computer interaction, multimedia data mining, photogrammetry and remote sensing, etc. He has been a VQEG board member and Immersive Media Working Group Co-Chair, a Selection Committee Member of ITU Young Innovators Challenges, an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (TCSVT), Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, and Editor of IEEE IoT Newsletters. He was a recipient of the CUHK Young Scholars Dissertation Award, the CUHK Faculty of Engineering Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis Award, Microsoft Fellowship, etc. He is an IEEE senior member.