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Professor Stanislav Stoliarov is modeling how polymers produce char, which could lead to safer, more fire-resistant materials. More...

Flashpoints | News In Brief From FPE

Flashpoints | News In Brief From FPE

Read the SPRING 2015 issue of our e-newsletter. This issue: The Legacy Campaign hits a milestone, Stoliarov Promoted, Awards for Ph.D. candidates Leventon and Singh, new ASHRAE Grant, WIFIRE, and more! 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...

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FPE Alumni Publish Book on Performance-Based Fire Safety Design
New “how-to guide” was inspired by FPE online graduate course. More »

Myers Wins All S.T.A.R. Fellowship
Ph.D. candidate recognized for excellence in research and education. More »

Singh Among Top 2% of UMD Graduate Assistants
Ph.D. student honored with a 2015 Outstanding Graduate Assistant Award. More »

BGE's Calvin Butler to Deliver Spring Commencement Remarks
CEO of Baltimore Gas and Electric Company to speak on May 22. More »

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2015 University of Maryland Fire Protection Engineering Alumni Dinner
June 23, 2015 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Buddy Guy’s Legends, Chicago, IL More »

Resume Writing Workshop
May 26, 2015 10:00 a.m. 1131B Martin Hall, Sign-up at... More »

Seminar on the World of FIB
May 27, 2015 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Kay boardrooms of the Kim Engineering 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.