Reliability Expert Witnesses

Reliability 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 reliability. The reliability expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Construction, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Hotel & Restaurant, Intellectual Property, Mechanical Engineering, and Medical Devices.

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...

John M Nicholson Rationality Engineering Design Inc.

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Electrical Engineering, Engineering - Systems Engineering, Signal Processing, Quality, Reliability, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Statistics, Department of Defense, modeling, simulation
Licensed Professional Engineer with 19 years of technical experience in multiple technical roles and disciplines. Work experience includes Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Electromechanical Control Systems. Provides consulting services to companies functioning as Chief Engineer overseeing two customer projects involving twenty engineers and $8 million of project funding. Expert in engineering project failure root cause analysis. He is frequently assigned to struggling projects to diagnose, correct and resolve technical and managerial deficiencies. Teaches four Graduate engineering courses at University of Colorado and provides professional training in Systems Engineering, Radar System Engineering and Product Development. Specific areas of expertise include: • Engineering project failure root cause analysis • Engineering process and development methods • Systems Engineering • Digital signal processing • Antenna analysis and design • Telecommu...

Louis Vanacore, PE, PMP, CxP, CMRP J.B. Shepherd and Company

Marianna, Florida
Engineering, Construction - Management, Causal Analysis, Quality, Reliability, Safety, Design, Project Execution, Commissioning
LICENSES / CERTIFICATION: Florida Registered Professional Engineer License 14569 Project Management Professional (PMP) 1360434 Building Commissioning Professional Certification (BCxP) 8257201 Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) 151868 Florida General Contractors License CGC004831 (not active) Louis Vanacore is a Senior Associate Engineer with J.B. Shepherd and Company. Louis practices in the intersection of quality processes, design requirements, and management controls. Using a combination of awareness of system methodologies, human motivations, causal examination; a root cause for operational accidents, or product failures can be established. Louis’ broad and diverse experiences enable him to relate disparate information to establish the sequence of decisions, conditions, and actions which precipitate incidents. Louis’ experiences range from significant Federal government energy, military, and civil programs, industrial manufacturing, industrial proc...

John Corliss JM Corliss & Associates, LLC

Lynn, Massachusetts
Mechanical Engineering, Hotel & Restaurant - combustion, foodservice equipment, heat transfer, home appliances, reliability, residential heating, water heating, food preparation, manufacturing, restaurant equipment, appliances
Experienced mechanical engineer with over 40 years of experience in product design and manufacturing for commercial foodservice equipment, combustion equipment, heating and cooling and energy applications. Trained to the black belt level in lean six sigma. Expert witness services include patent infringement, product liability,and personal injury cases. I have provided services to attorneys for both the defense and plaintiff in a variety of cases. My experience and capabilities provide litigation support in the commercial appliance industry, restaurants and foodservice, residential appliances, residential heating and cooling equipment, combustion equipment and similar industries. My training in mechanical engineering and my experience with manufacturing commercial products provides the background for my expertise in thermodynamics and heat transfer, and combustion and burner systems. My expertise in these areas is applied to commercial and residential appliances, HVAC equip...