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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...

What does this have to do with FPE?

What does this have to do with FPE?

Future freshmen may design a firefighting rover like this one in Introduction to Engineering Design. FPE major Bernie Kramer was one of the students who proposed the new final project. More...

Flashpoints | News In Brief From FPE

Flashpoints | News In Brief From FPE

Read the Winter 2015 issue of our e-newsletter. This issue: Ken Isman's 1st semester, Jack Poole (B.S. '86) wins a Glenn L. Martin Medal, Chris Giordano (B.S. '83) checks in from Afghanistan, awards for WIFIRE and Myers, burning Christmas trees… 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...

Open House!

Open House!

Learn about the field of FPE, majoring in FPE, and career opportunities. Enjoy lab tours and demos. For students at all levels (including high school!). More...

FPE Appoints 1st Clinical Professor

FPE Appoints 1st Clinical Professor

Please welcome Kenneth E. Isman (B.S. ’86), who joins our faculty thanks to support from Legacy Campaign for a Professor of the Practice and the Clark School. More...

Find FPE on Social Media!

Find FPE on Social Media!

Check us out on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube. More...

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FPE@UMD News

Singh Receives Northrop Grumman Graduate Fellowship
Mechanical Engineering grad student Ajay Singh receives Northrop Grumman Graduate Fellowship in Engineering Education. More »

Pines Recognized with Maryland Speaker's Medallion
Annual award recognizes outstanding service to the state. More »

Myers Joins Future Faculty Program
Program prepares graduate students for a career in academia. More »

What We Can Learn–and Teach–from the Annapolis Mansion Fire
Fire Protection Engineering educates students, public to help prevent future tragedies. More »

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Events

National Weather Service Basics I Storm Spotter Class
March 28, 2015 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. 1202 Martin Hall More »


March 30, 2015 10:00 a.m. More »

Interview Techniques Workshop
March 30, 2015 11:00 a.m. 1131B Martin Hall, Sign-up at... More »

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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.