TI fellows Philip Hans Franses and Michael McAleer (both Econometric institute, Erasmus University Rotterdam) were awarded Distinguished Fellowships of the International Engineering and Technology Institute (IETI) in August 2015.

The International Engineering and Technology Institute (IETI) is the organization that promotes the innovations of engineering and technology across the world. IETI is also a multi-disciplinary development comprehensive public research organization and has over 350 members. There are only 10 Distinguished Fellows.