After completion of his study, Huang joined the faculty of mathematics at Zhejiang university, and became a professor there in 1988. 1985-1986, he was a visiting scholar at the Department of Mathematics, University of South Carolina, United States. Huang served in several positions at Zhejiang University including the deputy director of the Department of Mathematics, the director of the Office of Academic Affairs, and the Vice-dean of Zhejiang university. 1992-1998, He was vice-president of Zhejiang University.
Huang has been long-time active in the fields of linear operator approach, nonlinear approach & product formula, and optimum algorithm. He's also on medical image. At present, Huang is leading several national and provincial key scientific projects.