Portrait of Jonathan Cagan

Jonathan Cagan is the George Tallman and Florence Barrett Ladd Professor in Engineering, in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, with an appointment in the School of Design. He is an expert in product development and design methods for early stage product development.

His research focuses on design methods, theory and practice, including computational synthesis, cognitive-based design and interdisciplinary product development. Cagan serves as the Associate Dean for Graduate and Faculty Affairs for Carnegie Mellon’s College of Engineering. He also co-founded and co-directs the Integrated Innovation Institute, a joint partnership between engineering, design, and business, and is the Faculty Director of the Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship.

Contact Jonathan, find out more at his personal and academic websites.