Michael J. Manto, Ph.D. has joined W. R. Grace & Co. as an R&D Engineer in Chicago, Illinois.  Grace is a global leader in refining, petrochemical and chemical manufacturing catalysts and materials.  In his new role, Michael will work on the development of new catalyst products.  Michael’s efforts will support the objectives of Advanced Refining Technologies, a joint venture between Chevron and Grace focused on high-performance hydroprocessing catalysts.  Congratulations and good luck!