What is this, and why is it important?

What is this, and why is it important?

Professor Stanislav Stoliarov is modeling how polymers produce char, which could lead to safer, more fire-resistant materials. More...

Entrepreneurship: MF Fire

Entrepreneurship: MF Fire

FPE alumni are working to bring a 93% efficient, almost emission-free wood stove to homeowners. More...

Flashpoints | News In Brief From FPE

Flashpoints | News In Brief From FPE

Read the SPRING 2015 issue of our e-newsletter. This issue: The Legacy Campaign hits a milestone, Stoliarov Promoted, Awards for Ph.D. candidates Leventon and Singh, new ASHRAE Grant, WIFIRE, and more! More...

Tracking the Long-Term Cost of Wildfire Emissions

Tracking the Long-Term Cost of Wildfire Emissions

Computer simulations predict what happens to gases and smoke long after the fire is out. More...

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FPE@UMD News

New Research Reveals How Wildfires Spread
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Designing Communities to Withstand Wildfires
Gollner group at the forefront of a mostly unexplored field of research. More »

FPE Design Challenge Gets High School Students Excited About Engineering
“Junior fire protection engineers” learn about fire phenomena, core strategies in new student-run program. More »

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Job Search 101: Finding an Internship/Co-op Position & Careers4Engineers
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Job Search 101 (F-1): Career Services for International Students
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The Department of Fire Protection Engineering provides the sophisticated technical tools needed to safeguard lives and property from fire. Our department supports its deep connection to the current worldwide professional needs of Fire Protection Engineering while promoting an advanced research program that allows us to meet the challenges of future technological development. The department offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Faculty members are active in a variety of research and outreach programs. We welcome you to join us in solving these vital social and technical problems.