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...

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...

Entrepreneurship: MF Fire

Entrepreneurship: MF Fire

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

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...

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FPE@UMD News

FPE Alumna Jamie McAllister Wears Multiple Hats in the Fire Protection Arena
McAllister was also recently profiled in Fire Protection Engineering magazine. More »

Holmes Fire Sponsors Fall 2017 UMD Program for High School Students
Course offers students insight into the STEM and fire protection arena. More »

FPE Student’s Summer Internship Results in Early Job Offer
Senior Margaret Tatum, who interned at GHD during the summer of 2017, will join the firm full-time next year. More »

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Events

Jan Sengers: Celebrating 50 Years of Service to UMD
January 22, 2018 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. 2136 Physical Sciences Complex More »

AIM Lab FIB Winter Short Course
January 25, 2018 9:30 a.m. Lecture: Room 1207 (Large Conference Room), IREAP, ERF Build. Lab: FIB facility, Room 1237B, Kim Building. More »

QUEST Q&A for Prospective Students
January 29, 2018 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. 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.