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Jonathan Cagan

Founder of Desantage


In 2003, Jonathan Cagan was founder and Chief Technologist of Desentage (DesignAdvance) which was acquired by EMA Design Automation in 2009.
Cagan is a professor of Mechanical Engineering at CMU with appointments in the School of Design, Biomedical Engineering and Computer Science. His research, teaching and consulting are in the area of design theory, methodology, automation and practice.

Cagan received his undergraduate and master’s degrees from the University of Rochester and his Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley, all in mechanical engineering.