SOURCE: Quickparts


January 12, 2010 12:46 ET

Quickparts' Dr. Yu Dang Co-Authors New Book

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - January 12, 2010) - Quickparts (, one of North America's largest providers of custom designed parts, ranging from rapid prototyping to plastic injection molding, announced today that Dr. Yu Dang has released a university textbook titled "Applied Integer Programming: Modeling and Solution." Dr. Dang co-authored the book with Dr. Der-San Chen and Dr. Robert G. Batson, a current professor at the University of Alabama.

Taking an application-oriented approach, "Applied Integer Programming" addresses the art and science of mathematical modeling related to Mixed Integer Programming framework. This book discusses the algorithms and associated practices that enable those models to be solved most efficiently. Organized into three parts, this comprehensive reference eases the learning hurdles in integer programming with suggestions and guidelines for practice on the job for professionals, software developers, and analysts who need to model and solve real-world optimization problems using integer-programming techniques.

"We are proud to have Dr. Dang on our team. She is a vital asset to Quickparts. With her help we are able to maintain our role as the leaders in online instant quoting for the product development community," said Ronald L. Hollis, founder and CEO of Quickparts. "Her recent work is a great example of the type of accomplishments many of the team members of Quickparts are capable of. All great companies start with the people and we are proud to say we have some of the best," he continued.

Dr. Dang, a Quantitative Manufacturing Analyst, earned her Master's and Ph.D. in Management Science from the University of Alabama.

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