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...

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...

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...

Find FPE on Social Media!

Find FPE on Social Media!

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

Entrepreneurship: MF Fire

Entrepreneurship: MF Fire

FPE alumni are working to bring a 93% efficient, almost emission-free wood stove to homeowners. 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!). Sessions available in Sept. and Oct. 2016. More...

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FPE@UMD News

Peter Sunderland Wins Poole and Kent Teaching Award for Senior Faculty
He will be recognized at the 2017 Clark School of Engineering Commencement on May 20. More »

FPE Leads 3rd Annual Design Challenge
Outreach project geared towards increasing high school student awareness of STEM and more specifically, fire protection engineering. More »

FPE and Sponsor Jensen Hughes Offer Holistic ‘Think Tank’ Course
Students are tasked with developing a product, business plan and marketing strategy as a means of advancing the fire protection industry.  More »

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Events

ResearchFest 2017
June 2, 2017 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Kim Engineering Building (rotunda and boardrooms) More »

Curriculum Vitae & Resume Writing for Ph.D. Students
June 12, 2017 2:00 p.m. 1131B Glenn L. Martin Hall More »

UMD FPE Alumni Dinner
June 6, 2017 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Atlantic Beer Garden: 146 Pier Four Blvd Boston, MA 02210 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.