Mark Driscoll receives the Hommage Émergence prize for his professional accomplishments

Montreal, May 31, 2018 – The Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec paid tribute to the excellence and know-how of its members at the 14th Soirée de l’Excellence en genie on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at Grévin Museum.

Engineer Mark Driscoll received the Hommage Émergence award, which recognizes the professional achievements of an OIQ member who is 35 years of age or younger. Mr. Driscoll, a professor at McGill University, sets himself apart through his numerous contributions to biomechanical engineering and spinal column engineering. At 35, he is already a co-applicant of 23 spinal column-related patents and has successfully commercialized 3 spinal column medical devices which are used in over 15 countries. One of them was also honoured in 2014 for being the best diagnostic device.