Kartikeya is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in East Asian Studies at Delhi University, with Japanese language as elective. His area of interest is Chinese foreign policy and security strategy, particularly in regards to its impact on India and the East Asian region as a whole. His background is diverse, as he has both technical and humanities experience, having completed a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. He has also had the opportunity to present a paper at the 2nd International Hybrid Conference on Japanology in New Era, held by the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He is passionate about my field and excited to share my knowledge and learn from others.