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David Large

Large, David
Assistant Professor
B.Eng. (Carleton University), P.Eng. (Association of Professional Engineers of Alberta), M.Eng. (Carleton University), M.B.A. (University of Western Ontario), Ph.D. (University of Western Ontario), P.Eng. (Professional Engineers Ontario)
DMS 10152
613-562-5800 x 7412
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Professor Large began his professional career in 1975 with Bell Northern Research in Ottawa as a project engineer, shifting to Expert Woodcraft Mfg. in Calgary as a new product and industrial engineer, then to Esso Resources Canada in Calgary as a project engineer and business analyst.

Following his MBA and PhD from the Ivey Business School with a focus on Technology Marketing, Professor Large joined the Telfer School of Management in 1991, where his teaching focus has been Marketing Strategy, and his research, supervisory, and consulting domains have been Technology and Engineering Management.

While at uOttawa, Professor Large has served as Director and Associate Director of the Engineering Management program, and while on academic leaves has served as Dean of Business, VP Academic, and VP Advancement at other universities, and as VP Business Programs at Learnsoft Corporation during and after its IPO.

Research Interests

Professor Large currently has two principal areas of research interest:

1. Environmental technology (“cleantech”, “greentech”) development and commercialization, especially CO2 capture and utilization; and

2. National infrastructure management, especially with respect to the feasibility study of the proposed Canadian Northern Corridor megaproject.

Funded Research during the last 7 years

Funded Research during the last 7 years
From-To Source Title * ** Role Amount
2021-2022 University of Calgary School of Public Policy Funding & Financing Models for Linear Infrastructure Megaprojects C O PI $ 10,000


C: Contract (R and D) | E: Equipment Grant | R: Research Grant | S: Support Award | P: Pedagogical Grant | O: Other, U: Unknown

C: Granting Councils | G: Government | F: Foundations | I: UO Internal Funding | O: Other | U: Unknown

PI = Principal Investigator | Co-I = Co-Investigator | Co-PI = Co-Principal Investigator

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