Find FPE on Social Media!

Find FPE on Social Media!

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New Fire Protection MOOC Available, Fall 2016

New Fire Protection MOOC Available, Fall 2016

The first FPE MOOC Course Launched by UMD will commence August 1, 2016. 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...

FPE Researchers discover 'Blue Whirl' phenomenon.

FPE Researchers discover 'Blue Whirl' phenomenon.

The discovery could lead to beneficial new approaches in reduced carbon emissions and improved oil spill cleanup. More...

FSP Alumni Steve Stumpp featured in Clark School magazine E@M

FSP Alumni Steve Stumpp featured in Clark School magazine E@M

As a fire protection engineer for the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command, Stumpp has become well versed in the basics of fire and melting temperatures. 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!). Sessions available in Sept. and Oct. 2016. More...

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...

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FPE@UMD News

FPE Professor Peter Sunderland Designated PI on Upcoming NIST and NSF Projects
Grant money will be used in research aimed at developing wild-fire suppression methods, and cleaner, more efficient internal combustion engines. More »

Double Scholarship Recipient Marches Full Steam Ahead into the Fire Protection Arena
FPE Senior Katherine McKee is the 2017 recipient of both the Sarah Bryan Scholarship and Philip DeCamara Jr. Memorial Award. More »

FPE Alumna Continues to Climb the Corporate Ladder
Stacy Welch ('97) has recently been promoted to Vice President of Fire & Life Safety at Marriott International, Inc. More »

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Events

Deloitte Donut Day (Lobby Table)
August 31, 2017 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Lobby of Glenn L. Martin Hall More »

Deloitte Information Session
September 6, 2017 6:00 p.m. 1202 Glenn L. Martin Hall More »

Engineering Picnic & Information Fair
September 7, 2017 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Front Plaza, Kim Engineering Building 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.