Mainuddin Shaik is a doctoral Candidate in Information Science. His research interests include social media, social science, information operation and online discourse. He is working as a graduate research assistant for COSMOS lab working on multiple projects from data collection to big data analysis along with his own research on identifying mechanism of dynamic influential operation on blogs, YouTube and Twitter. Prior to coming to COSMOS, Mainuddin has masters degree in Information quality and has worked as business analyst. Apart from research, Mainuddin is an avid mountain biker and enjoys riding bikes across Arkansas biking trails.