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Brian Fralix

Assistant Professor
PhD in Operations Research from Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007
BS in Mathematical Sciences from Clemson University, 2002
Professional Research Interests

Applied Probability:  Random walks, Levy processes, Markov processes, Point processes and Palm measures
Queueing Theory:  Time-dependent behavior of queues, pathwise approximations of queueing processes

Professional Memberships
INFORMS Applied Probability Society
Selected Publications

Joyner, J. and Fralix, B.  On the time-dependent behavior of Markov processes of G/M/1-type.  Submitted.

Doroudi, S., Fralix, B., and Harchol-Balter, M.  Clearing Analysis on Phases:  exact limiting probabilities for skip-free, unidirectional, quasi-birth-death processes.  Submitted.

Buckingham, P., Fralix, B., and Kella, O.  A Note on Integral Representations of the Skorokhod Map.  Journal of Applied Probability, to appear.

Buckingham, P. and Fralix, B.  Some new insights into Kolmogorov's criterion, with applications to hysteretic queues.  Markov Processes and Related Fields, to appear.

Fralix, B., Knessl, C. and van Leeuwaarden, J.  First-passage times to congested states of many-server systems in the Halfin-Whitt regime.  Stochastic Models 30 (2014) , 162-186.

Fralix, B.H.  On the time-dependent moments of Markovian queues with reneging.  Queueing Systems 75 (2013), 149-168 (special issue on queues with abandonment)

Fralix, B.H., van Leeuwaarden, J.S.H. and Boxma, O.J.  Factorization identities for a general class of reflected processes.  Journal of Applied Probability 50 (2013), 632-653.

Copies of articles submitted for publication can be found at www.clemson.edu/~bfralix/preprints.htm


Recent Classes Taught
MATH 2060 Calculus of Several Variables (Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Fall 2014)
MATH 4000 Theory of Probability (Fall 2009, Spring 2010)
MATH 4410/6410 Introduction to Stochastic Models (Spring 2011, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014)
MATH 8030 Stochastic Processes I (Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2015)
MATH 8170 Stochastic Processes II (Fall 2010, Fall 2011, Fall 2012)
MATH 8180 Special Topics in Stochastic OR (Spring 2015)
MATH 9020 Probability Theory II (Spring 2012, Spring 2014)

office: (864) 656-5197
fax: (864) 656-5230
email: bfralix@clemson.edu
Last Updated: 5/11/15
Brian Fralix
Mathematical Sciences
Clemson University
Martin O-310
Clemson, SC 29634-0975
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