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...

Find FPE on Social Media!

Find FPE on Social Media!

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

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...

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FPE@UMD News

UMD-led Team Advances in SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition
Team of students will test prototype design of a new form of transportation in which passenger-carrying pods travel through above-ground tubes at high speeds. More »

Miller Awarded Green Fellowship for Collaborative Research on the Environment
ME student recognized for research on crop residue burning practices and their impact on the environment. More »

Clark School Students Invited to Apply for Summer Engineering Courses in Czech Republic, Italy
Applications for three-credit technical electives due March 1, 2016. More »

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Events

Job Search 101 (F-1): Career Services for International Students
February 12, 2016 1:00 p.m. 1131B Martin Hall; Sign-Up at... More »

Career Fair Preparation Workshop
February 15, 2016 4:00 p.m. 1131B Glenn L. Martin Hall More »

Research Workshop: Insider's guide to the NSF and other federal agencies
February 16, 2016 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Banneker 2212 Stamp Student Union 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.