Utkarsha Mahajan is a Research Fellow with the Water Policy Center where she works on National Security and Hydropolitics. Ms. Utkarsha is a Doctoral candidate at the Department of geopolitics and international relations, Manipal Academy of Higher Education. She has Master (M.A.) in Politics and Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Telecommunication from the University of Mumbai. She writes on the geopolitics of Outer space and Cyberspace, Indo-pacific and South Asia. She has published a number of articles on outer space and indo-pacific with Center for land and warfare studies (CLAWS) and Forum for integrated national security (FINS).