Mr XiaojunQian, a Ph.D. student supervised by Professor Helen Meng and Dr. Frank Soong from MSRA, won the best student paper award in the 5th Beijing-Hong Kong International Doctoral Forum-2010 ( https://wiki.cse.cuhk.edu.hk/PHDForum/2010/start ). The paper is titled “Discriminatively Trained Acoustic Models fro Computer Assisted Pronunciation Training”. The objective of the Forum is to bring together Ph.D. students from top universities who are conducting research in areas such as cloud computing, social networks, computer networks, data management, rich media computing etc. A total of more than 100 papers were submitted this year, and about 40 Ph.D. students were selected to participate in this Forum. Three best student paper awards were given.