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Young Professionals

Young Professional Network Committee Chairs:


Ed Gorzkowski
Naval Research Labs
Phone: (202) 767-3313
Marissa Reigel
Savannah River National Laboratory
Phone: (803) 819-8419


ACerS is a dynamic and welcoming community of engineers, scientists, and other ceramic materials professionals. If you’d like to talk to someone about how you can get connected and more involved in the ACerS Young Professional Network (YPN), contact Megan Bricker. The Young Professional Network is designed for those professionals in their first 10 years of employment or under the age of 40.


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ACerS Talks To…   Get Involved 



Contact Ed, Marissa or Megan for these volunteering opportunities.

  • Become an Individual or Associate Member
  • Be a Mentor for the President’s Council of Student Advisors (PCSA)
  • Write for JACerS
  • Write for Int. Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology
  • Write for ACerS Bulletin
  • Subscribe to Ceramic Tech Today
  • Present a paper at an ACerS Meeting
  • Volunteer to be a part of the recruitment or programming YPN team
  • Apply for the Du-Co Ceramics Young Professional Award


To join the Young Professional Network, you must be an ACerS member,
under 40 years old and in the first 10 years of your professional career. 

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Are you a recent graduate?

ACerS can help you succeed by offering you a FREE Associate Membership. Young professionals get the first year of membership free and then their second year of membership at the $40 discounted rate. The third year of membership renews at $120. By becoming an ACerS Associate Member, you’ll have access to valuable resources that will benefit you now and throughout your career. Complete the membership application online or download the membership application and mail or fax it.


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