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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...

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...

Flashpoints | News In Brief From FPE

Flashpoints | News In Brief From FPE

Read the SUMMER 2015 issue of our e-newsletter. This issue: High school students take the FPE Design Challenge, Capstone students propose how to protect a Smithsonian museum, wildfire research, AFSA supports the Legacy Campaign, and more! 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. 2015. More...

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FPE@UMD News

Icove Named Fellow of National Academy of Forensic Engineers
FPE Distinguished Alumnus is an internationally recognized expert in the field. More »

New Research Reveals How Wildfires Spread
Findings may impact firefighting strategy, safety, effectiveness More »

Designing Communities to Withstand Wildfires
Gollner group at the forefront of a mostly unexplored field of research. More »

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Events

Fire Protection Engineering Open House
September 18, 2015 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Fire Protection Engineering Suite, 3106 J.M. Patterson Building. More »

Fire Protection Engineering Open House
October 7, 2015 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Fire Protection Engineering Suite, 3106 J.M. Patterson Building. More »

Fire Protection Engineering Open House
October 9, 2015 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Fire Protection Engineering Suite, 3106 J.M. Patterson 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.