In recognition of their outstanding contribution to the aims of the Institute by promoting its scientific aims and by supporting or participating in related institutes in developing countries:
Prof.Dr. F.J. Ormeling, the Netherlands (1986)
Appointed Fellow on 19 December 1986 because of his enormous contribution to the international reputation of the Cartography department and the ITC in general. He was the first head of the Cartography department of ITC from 1971 to 1981.