Fatigue Expert Witnesses

Fatigue expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on fatigue. The fatigue expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Accident Reconstruction, Aviation & Aerospace, Engineering, Failure Analysis, Human Factors, Intellectual Property, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Devices, Motorcycle, Products Liability, and Transportation.

T. Kim Parnell, PhD, PE Parnell Engineering & Consulting (PEC)

Sunnyvale, California
Medical Devices, Intellectual Property - Mechanical Engineering, Forensic, Medical Device, Nitinol, Biomedical, Patent,IP, Consumer Products, Failure Analysis,Fracture,Fatigue, Truck Rollover, Crashworthiness, Finite Element, FEA, Reliability, Cell Phone,IVC, Composite Material,Piping,Equipment,Machinery,Food Processing,Personal Injury
T. Kim Parnell, PhD, PE is Principal & Founder of Parnell Engineering & Consulting (PEC). Dr. Parnell holds PhD and MSME degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University, a BES from Georgia Tech, and is a registered Professional Mechanical Engineer (PE) in the State of California. He is an ASME Fellow, an IEEE Senior Member, and a Member of ASM and SAE. Dr. Parnell is Past-Chair of the IEEE Santa Clara Valley Section (IEEE-SCV) (over 13,000 members) and Past-Chair/Board Member of the IEEE Consultants' Network of Silicon Valley (IEEE-CNSV). Dr.Parnell is an experienced Expert Witness, has provided testimony in both trial and deposition, and has authored numerous expert reports, ITC and IPR declarations. He has worked extensively as an expert in medical devices, patents, product failure, product liability, and personal injury. Dr. Parnell has been retained in medical device litigation cases that are in the news.  Products include stent, stent-grafts, AAA devices, IVC F...

Frederick C Anderson, PE Advantec Engineering LLC

Avon, Connecticut
Failure Analysis, Products Liability - Metallurgy, Materials Science, Forensic Engineering, Corrosion, Fatigue, Fracture, Pipe/Tube/PEX/CPVC, Valve, Bolt, Coupling, Boiler, Power Plant, Quality, Weld, Aerial Lift, Hoist, Wire Rope, Fire Protection, Plumbing, Construction Defects
Mr. Anderson is the founder of Advantec Engineering LLC and provides expert consultation, laboratory testing and analysis, and litigation support regarding materials failure analysis, forensic engineering investigations, corrosion, and structural analysis. He has more than forty years of professional engineering experience. Mr. Anderson has provided engineering support and/or testimony for cases involving product liability, industrial accidents and equipment failures, commercial and residential accidents and equipment failures, bridge structures, and aircraft, marine, and vehicle accidents. He has also provided expert testimony and/or litigation support in cases involving flow accelerated corrosion, stress corrosion, corrosion fatigue, pitting, weld defects, and fitness for service of large industrial components, commercial products, and consumer products. Mr. Anderson is especially skillful at translating highly complex and technical information into something understandable by ...

Glenn Armellino, MS, PE Armellino Engineering, LLC

Norwalk, Connecticut
Aviation & Aerospace, Mechanical Engineering - stress, stress analysis, structures, fatigue, composites, metals, metallic, airframe, finite element modeling, fea, fem, design, testing, structural testing, damage tolerance, crack growth, vibration analysis, report, structural failures, FAA, FAR, patent, infringement, intellectual property, IP
Armellino Engineering is an independent consulting firm with a focus in structural engineering for the aerospace industry. We provide expert testimony and advisory services on legal and liability matters concerning aviation investigations, accidents, mechanical failures and disasters. We also assist with patents, patent infringement and intellectual property. We bring over 35 years of experience to the table and offer a variety of engineering services with a specialty in static and fatigue structural failure on metallic and composite structures, loss mitigation, vibration studies and failure mode and effect analysis (FMEA). We can assist in airframe analysis, engine failure, landing gear and actuation, stress corrosion, faulty maintenance and the design and critique of virtually any test plan from development to flight certification. We are power users of Catia, Femap and NASTRAN. Glenn Armellino, founder and licensed Professional Engineer, received his training by working for t...

Dominic K Schreiber Shiny Side Up Motorcycle Training, LLC

Cape Coral, Florida
Motorcycle - rider training, fatigue, dehydration, target fixing, handling, roadway hazards, motorcycle properties and characteristics, motorcycle speed, movements and impacts; motorcycle steering and recovery; motorcycle braking and stopping; characteristics of a motorcycle and motorcycle maneuverability
Mr. Schreiber provides expert testimony/consultation regarding the safe operation of motorcycles. Mr. Schreiber is the owner/operator of Shiny Side Up Motorcycle Training, LLC. He has personally trained more than 600 motorcycle riders of all skill levels who ride all street motorcycle types. As a former motorcycle enforcement officer, collision investigator, and motorcycle enforcement team supervisor; Mr. Schreiber has extensive, unmatched training and experience relating to the topic of motorcycle operation and safety. Mr. Schreiber has testified at deposition and trial where he expressed opinions related to fatigue, dehydration, target fixing, motorcycle handling, roadway hazards, motorcycle properties and characteristics, motorcycle speed, movements and impacts; motorcycle steering and recovery; motorcycle braking and stopping; characteristics of a motorcycle and motorcycle maneuverability.

BEHZAD KASRAIE, PhD,PE EEC

Duluth, Georgia
Mechanical Engineering, Failure Analysis - Forensic Investigations, Consumer Product Liability, Personal Injury, ASME Code Compliance, Equipment & Machinery, API-579 Fitness for Service, Fifth Wheel Failure, Vibrations, Fatigue, Fracture Mechanics, Dynamic Analysis, Stress Analysis, Finite Element Analysis & Simulation, Slip Trip & Fall.
FORENSIC EXPERIENCE Dr. Kasraie has more than thirty-five years of experience in providing expert testimony to support complex legal cases in federal, state, and international courts. When necessary, he has the knowledge and the experience of utilizing the latest technology in simulation, modeling, testing, and engineering analyses to evaluate and determine the root cause of failures. In many complex cases, he has used finite element technology (no issues with the Daubert Challenge in the U.S. courts) to show the failure mechanism. He is well experienced in providing forensic support related to consumer safety product issues. He has successfully testified in international arbitration in the NYC American Arbitration Association (regarding the destruction of the priceless 15th Century Nude Adam statue in the NYC Metropolitan Museum of Arts), London, and Singapore. INDUSTRIAL EXPERIENCE He has many years of professional experience in mechanical design, analysis, troubleshooting, failu...

Thomas I. Fitzgerald, Esq.

Merrimac, Massachusetts
Transportation, Accident Reconstruction - Trucking, Trucks, Commercial Vehicles, Truck Safety, Overweight, size, weight restrictions, hazardous materials, compliance, fatigue, work zone, distracted driving, cargo tank, impaired driving, rollovers, Data Q, DOT, Driver qualifications, OSHA, loading, Commercial Vehicle, tank truck, CMV, speed
Thought leader on trucking and commercial vehicle safety and accident reconstruction. Lieutenant and Commanding Officer, Massachusetts State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Section (2010-2022). Certified accident reconstructionist. Licensed attorney. Experienced expert and fact witness.

Francesco Biondi, PhD Red Rock Human Factors Consulting

Detroit, Michigan
Human Factors, Engineering - Distracted Driving, Autonomous Driving, Safety, Assistance Systems, Adaptive Cruise Control, ACC, Situation Awareness, Attention, Perception, Fatigue, Drowsiness, Behavior, Inattention, Crash Avoidance, Warning, Cell Phone, Texting, Driver Training, Accident, Manufacturing, Ergonomics, Distraction
Dr. Francesco Biondi is a leading Human Factors expert. He is recognized as a top scientist in the fields of distracted driving and driver interaction with vehicle assistance systems. He worked with national and international transportation agencies assessing the distraction effect of in-vehicle devices, and the unintended safety consequences of interacting with vehicle assistance systems including autopilot. Dr. Biondi spearheaded the development of industry standards for the Human Factors assessment of drivers' visual and attentive load and vehicle assistance systems. Dr. Biondi leverages his scientific knowledge of user automation to determine the unintended safety consequences of misusing assistance systems (Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keeping Assist, Rear-View Cameras etc.), vehicle automation and semi-autonomous driving (autopilot). Dr. Biondi's expertise include: - Assessing the distraction effect of cell phone use and texting. - Determining the effect that using in-veh...