Social networks with several modes of communication and diverse interaction types provide a rich source of heterogeneous data, which can be exploited to discover previously unknown interests and relationships among people. Understanding the structure of Social networks and the flow of textual information through them motivates Mrinmaya’s work. Mrinmaya is a master’s student in the School of Computer Science at CMU. He holds a bachelors in CS from IIT Kanpur, has been an intern at National Institute of Informatics,Tokyo and has worked in the Information Management group at IBM Research India. He has published several papers in major Web and NLP conferences like WWW, WSDM, CIKM and ACL. He believes that there is a lot more for him to learn, explore and appreciate, and he wants to equip himself with the credentials to establish a career in research and academia. Besides CS, Mrinmaya is also passionate about Football and Community Service.