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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...

What does this have to do with FPE?

What does this have to do with FPE?

Future freshmen may design a firefighting rover like this one in Introduction to Engineering Design. FPE major Bernie Kramer was one of the students who proposed the new final project. More...

FPE Appoints 1st Clinical Professor

FPE Appoints 1st Clinical Professor

Please welcome Kenneth E. Isman (B.S. ’86), who joins our faculty thanks to support from Legacy Campaign for a Professor of the Practice and the Clark School. More...

Entrepreneurship: MF Fire

Entrepreneurship: MF Fire

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

New Hotline!

Download the Summer 2014 issue of our newsletter. Inside: Our first Clinical Professor, polymer charring, students teaching students, entrepreneurship and more! More...

John L. Bryan, 1926–2014

John L. Bryan, 1926–2014

We are deeply saddened to report the passing of Dr. John L. Bryan, the founding chair and professor emeritus of the University of Maryland's Department of Fire Protection Engineering. More...

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News

Professor John L. Bryan, 1926–2014
Fire Protection Engineering mourns passage of founding Chair. More »

A Tribute to Dr. Bryan by R. Wayne Powell
Executive Director of the National Fire Heritage Center shares his thoughts on FPE's Founding Chair. More »

UMD Clark School to Host Mpact Week: Disaster Resilience
Research showcase to highlight role of engineers in developing innovative solutions to help prevent, mitigate, and respond to disasters. More »

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Events

Sikorsky Colloquium Series
October 27, 2014 5:00 p.m. Kim Lecture Hall 1110 Kim Bldg. More »

Cover Letters in the Job Search
October 28, 2014 10:00 a.m. 1131B Martin Hall, Sign-up at... More »

AE Seminar | The Strength & Mechanics of Asteroids: Implications for Exploration & Mit igation
October 29, 2014 10:00 a.m. Aerospace Engineering Conference Room, 3164 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.