Wang Xuan, a 2nd Year Ph.D. student in our lab, has recently been selected as the winner for Communication Technologies and Interface Track, Young Researchers and Ph.D. Workshop for Research on Innovative Solutions for Elderly (YR-RISE). She was also placed the third for best oral and poster presentation at the workshop. The workshop was held as part of the 2nd Ambient Assisting Living (AAL) Forum in Odense, Denmark from Sep 15th to 18th, 2010. The AAL is a new joint research and development funding supported by the European Community. The research project she presented is entitled “Confucius Chat: Mediating Cultural Communication between Elderly and Children using New Media”.