Somya Nayak

Somya Nayak is an Assistant Professor, the Department of Asian Languages, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad. She has MA, MPhil, and PhD degrees in Chinese language from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She has presented papers at national and international conferences on China, co-authored books 1000 Powerful Chinese Lexicon (2017), Understanding China in the 21st Century (2020), and edited a volume Discourse on Chinese Language, Literature and Culture (2021). For her contribution to the Chinese language and culture, she was nominated as an expert member of the Project Monitoring and Mentoring Group (PMMG) of the Defence Research and Development Organisation, (DRDO) Bangalore.