APMI International has named Christopher T Schade, vice president of advanced materials at Hoeganaes Corporation as its 2023 fellow.

The award recognizes APMI members for their “significant contributions to the goals, purpose, and mission of the organization as well as for a high level of expertise in the technology, practice, or business of the industry”, it said.

Schade manages an additive and specialty powder manufacturing facility and performs research into alloy and lubricant development as well as teaching metallurgy at Drexel University, according to APMI. His research into alloy and lubricant development has reportedly expanded the range of materials in the PM industry.