Tauhid is an Associate Professor of Operations Management at the Yale School of Management. He received his BS, MEng, and PhD degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from MIT.
His research focuses on solving operational problems involving social network data using probabilistic models, network algorithms, and modern statistical methods. Some of the topics he studies in the social networks space include combating online extremists and assessing the impact of bots.
His broader interests cover data driven approaches to investing in startup companies, algorithmic sports betting, and biometric data.
His work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Wired, Mashable, the LA Times, and Time Magazine.