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Parnell Engineering & Consulting (PEC)

Parnell Engineering & Consulting (PEC)

1150 Kelsey Drive
Sunnyvale, California 94087

Phone(408) 203-9443


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T. Kim Parnell, PhD, PE is the Principal and Founder of Parnell Engineering & Consulting (PEC). He is a Stanford PhD Mechanical Engineer Expert Witness and Consultant. He provides deep experience in several technology areas. Dr. Parnell frequently serves as a testifying Expert Witness in patents, medical devices, truck & vehicle rollover, product failure, product liability, and personal injury litigation cases.


Dr. Kim Parnell's practice includes expertise in:

Expert Witness & Litigation Consulting
Patents and Intellectual Property
Medical Devices
Medical Instrumentation
Shape Memory Materials
Composite Materials
Finite Element Analysis (FEA) & Simulation
Digital Twin Applications
Cell Phones, personal electronic devices
Heavy Truck Crashworthiness
Consumer Products
Product Design Refinement
Piping, Pressure Vessels
Gas Leaks, Pipe Failure, Blasts, Vapor Cloud Explosions
Failure Analysis
Personal Injury & Accident Investigation
Manufacturing Technology: food processing, metal forming, vehicle assembly, telecommunications, composites

Litigation Support Services

Dr. Parnell's Litigation Summary:
>30 cases involving medical devices, accident investigation, consumer products, failure analysis
>19 total IP cases
>20 total Depositions
9 IP Depositions
2 IP Trials
6 Trials total
15 IPR Declarations
1 ITC Deposition; 2 ITC Declarations

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Areas Served

All States

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Licensed Professional Mechanical Engineer (PE) in the State of California


ASME Fellow; American Society of Mechanical Engineers
IEEE Senior Member; Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
ASM International Member
SAE Member; Society of Automotive Engineers


Stanford University, PhD Mechanical Engineering
Stanford University, MSME Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Tech, BES Engineering Science & Mechanics (with Highest Honors)
Bell Labs Award for highest GPA in ESM at Georgia Tech

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