HuiDong Bai received his Ph.D. from the HIT Lab NZ in 2016, supervised by Prof. Mark Billinghurst and Prof. Ramakrishnan Mukundan. During his Ph.D., he was also a software engineer intern in the Vuforia team at Qualcomm in 2013 to develop a mobile AR teleconferencing system. He is currently a Research Fellow at the Empathic Computing Laboratory (ECL) established within The University of Auckland. His research areas include exploring remote collaborative Mixed Reality (MR) interfaces with spatial scene reconstruction and segmentation and integrating empathic sensing and computing into the collaboration system to enhance shared communication cues.