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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 Mechanical Engineering consultant with strong experience in a number of 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
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

Mr. 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

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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

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