The paper entitled Cloudy Knapsack Problems: an Optimization Model for Cloud-Assisted Distributed Systems by Prof. D.Janakiram,Harisankar Haridas PhD Research Scholar (CS08D014) andDr.Sriram kailasam former Research Scholar, Department of Computer Science and Engineering has won the Best Poster Award at the 6th IBM India Collaborative Academia Research Exchange (I-CARE) Conference organized by IISC, Bangalore on October 11, 2014.