An award in the amount of $500 (paid towards travel, registration fee and lodging) will be made for the best student paper in this conference. To be eligible for this award, the paper should be presented by the student in the conference, and the paper should be on a subject within the main themes of the conference. To compete for this award, the student should submit a three-page summary of their paper as well as a one-page vita to Prof. Xingbiao Hu (firstname.lastname@example.org
) by March 31, 2008. The selection of the award will be made by scientific committee, and announced during the conference.