We are happy to inform that the following paper has received the best paper award. "Multimodal Function Optimization using a Glowworm Metaphor with Applications to Collective Robotics" authored by K.N. Krishnanand and D. Ghose. Both the authors are from the Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. The authors have received a certificate and a cash prize worth Indian Rupees 25,000 (an amount little more than US$ 500). Congratulations to both the authors!



                K.N. Krishnanand                                      D.Ghose