Find FPE on Social Media!

Find FPE on Social Media!

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

The Value of International Collaboration: FPE Continues to Put People First
The Department provided a training course to Bangladesh engineers in an effort to extinguish factory fires that have become all too common. More »

FPE Celebrates it's 60th Anniversary
Please join us, March 10-12, for a weekend of celebratory activities! More »

UMD Team Takes Top Spot in Performance & Operations at SpaceX Hyperloop Competition
Placed in the top five for overall pod design. More »

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Events

FPE 60th Anniversary Celebration
March 10, 2017 Patterson Building and Marriott College Park More »

Spring Career Fair
February 22, 2017 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Stamp Student Union, Grand Ballroom More »

Spring Career Fair
February 23, 2017 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Stamp Student Union, Grand Ballroom 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.