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...

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...

Entrepreneurship: MF Fire

Entrepreneurship: MF Fire

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

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...

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...

Find FPE on Social Media!

Find FPE on Social Media!

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

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 »

Center for Disaster Resilience Welcomes Richard Krupar III
His work will help improve emergency management and financial risk decision making. More »

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Events

Accenture Lobby Table
September 11, 2017 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Lobby, Glenn L. Martin Hall More »

Accenture Information Session
September 11, 2017 5:30 p.m. 1202 Glenn L. Martin Hall More »

Boeing Information Session
September 18, 2017 5:00 p.m. 1202 Glenn L. Martin Hall 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.