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: Automotive Engineering, Construction, Engineering, Hospital Administration, Intellectual Property, Medical Devices, Medical Management, and Statistics.

T.Kim Parnell, PhD, PE

Parnell Expert Consulting

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 President of Parnell Expert Consulting. 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. Dr.Parnell is an ASME Fellow, an IEEE Life Senior Member, and a Member of NAFEMS, SAMPE, ASMI and SAE. 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, PhD, MBA, PE

Rationality Engineering Design Inc.

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Engineering, Statistics - False Claims Act, Radar Systems, Antennas, Electromagnetic Interference/jamming, Signal Processing, Systems Engineering, Project Management, Risk Management, Quality, Reliability, Digital Engineering, Government Contracting
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: • False Claims Act • Patent Infringement • Radar Systems • Signal Processing • Electromagnetic Interference/Jamming • Engineering process and development methods • Systems Engineering • ...

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...

Shawn P. Capser, PhD, PE, PStat

Statistics, Reliability, and Warranty Analysis

Praxis Reliability Consulting

Monroe, Michigan
Statistics, Automotive Engineering - Sampling, Statistical Analysis, Data Analysis, Reliability, Warranty Analysis, Regression, Categorical Data Analysis, Forecasting, Modeling, Quality, Statistical Process Control, Process Capability, Mathematical Statistics, Probability, Automotive Warranty, Supplier Quality
Dr. Capser is an expert witness in areas of statistical and reliability methods. His focus is on product and process quality, reliability, warranty, and product risk assessments. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, statistical inference, statistical modeling and regression, categorical data analysis and logistic regression, survival analysis, component and system reliability analysis, warranty analysis, customer usage analysis and profiling, reliability modeling and simulation, probabilistic assessment of ‘at-risk’ failures, process capability, statistical process control, forecasting, and sampling. Education: - Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering, University of Toledo (Ohio) - Master of Science in Statistics, University of Toledo (Ohio) - Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Michigan (Dearborn) - Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Toledo (Ohio) Licenses / Certifications: - ASA Accredited Professional St...

Kevin Joseph, MD, MBA, CPE, ACHE

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Hospital Administration, Medical Management - Healthcare Administration, Safety, Quality, Reliability, Executive Leadership, Credentialing, Medical Staff, Data Analytics, Performance Improvement, Emergency Medicine, Management, EMTALA
Dr. Kevin Joseph is a physician executive with experience in academic and community hospital settings. His unique and diverse background combines operational and clinical experience with degrees in business and engineering to solve problems, develop efficient operations, and lead complex organizations. He has had great success in creating healthcare delivery of high quality and strong P&L, with a focus on safety and exceptional service. Dr. Joseph currently serves as one of Ascension Healthcare’s Market Chief Clinical Officers and has recently served as TriHealth’s system Chief Medical Officer where he created the Insitute for Safety, Reliability, and Performance Improvement. At TriHealth, he was also responsible for safety, quality, physician credentialing, hospital accreditation, the 18 different system departments, infection prevention, data analytics, and medical informatics. Previously, he served as one of UC Health’s senior vice-presidents where he was responsible for the op...