Shawn P. Capser, PhD, PE, PStat Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Statistics, Reliability, and Warranty Analysis

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: Praxis Reliability Consulting
  • Phone: 734.770.5485
  • Cell: 734.770.5485
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Statistics and Automotive Engineering

Keywords/Search Terms:

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


PhD Engineering, University of Toledo (Ohio); MS Statistics, University of Toledo (Ohio); MS Systems Engineering, University of Michigan-Dearborn; MS Mechanical Engineering, University of Toledo (Ohio)

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Additional Information

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 Statistician (PStat) - Licensed Professional Engineer for State of Michigan - ASQ Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE) - IQF Certified Operational Six Sigma Master Black Belt - IQF Certified DFSS Master Black Belt