Dr. Huang's research interests mainly include multimedia indexing and search, social data analysis and knowledge discovery. She has published 100+ papers in prestigious venues, and is currently an Associate Editor of The VLDB Journal. Dr. Huang has received 2016 Chris Wallace Award from Computing Research and Education (CORE) Australasia for a notable breakthrough or a contribution of particular significance in Computer Science, and Women in Technology (WiT) Infotech Research Award 2014, Queensland. She was also a recipient of the Excellence in Higher Degree by Research Supervision Award, University of Queensland, 2018.