Ambuj Sahu is an incoming graduate student at Indiana University Bloomington (Fall 2022). His research interests are international security, trade-conflict dynamics and interdependence, India-China Relations, and Indo-Pacific Security. He holds a B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering (2017) from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and was the President's Scholar (2019-20) for pursuing MA in International Relations at South Asian University (a SAARC initiative). Before joining IU, he has worked in a Delhi-based think tank for 1.5 years where he contributed to various projects mandated by high-level government agencies of India. He is a fantasy/sci-fi enthusiast and likes to watch Western and Noir cinema in his free time. He also has a beginner-level proficiency in Mandarin Chinese.