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...

Entrepreneurship: MF Fire

Entrepreneurship: MF Fire

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

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...

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...

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...

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FPE@UMD News

Ph.D. Student Joshua Swann Wins Sheldon Tieszen Student Award
Swann will be honored at the 12th International Symposium on Fire Safety Science this summer. More »

Two FPE Faculty Members Granted Tenure, Promotion
Drs. Peter Sunderland and Michael Gollner will be promoted, effective August 1. More »

FPE Professor Receives International Forum of Fire Research Directors Award
Arnaud Trouvé will be honored with the FORUM Sjolin Award at the IAFSS symposium this summer. More »

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Events

24th Annual SPFE Chesapeake Chapter Golf Tournament
May 3, 2017 7:00 a.m. Glenn Dale Golf Course - 11501 Old Prospect Hill Rd, Glenn Dale, MD More »

Graduate Engineering Open House
May 3, 2017 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Kim Engineering Building - Rotunda More »

Celebration of ISR Research
May 5, 2017 2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. AV Williams Building and Kim Building Rotunda 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.