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...

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...

Find FPE on Social Media!

Find FPE on Social Media!

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

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...

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 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

Jose Torero Called as Expert Witness for Grenfell Tower Inquiry
The Inquiry is examining circumstances leading to and surrounding the July 2017 fire at Grenfell Tower. More »

UMD Researchers Receive Funding to Further Study ‘Fire Whirls’
Drs. Michael Gollner and Elaine Oran will lead the effort. More »

Harnessing the Power of ‘Fire Whirls’ - A Review
FPE researchers publish analysis in Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics.  More »

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Events

Curriculum Vitae (CV) & Resume Writing for Ph.D. Students
November 20, 2017 11:00 a.m. 1131B Glenn L. Martin Hall More »

GEM GRAD Lab, University of Maryland - College Park
October 21, 2017 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. More »

VPR Research Seminar: Sonny Ramaswamy, "Feeding the world through user-inspired science"
October 25, 2017 10:30 a.m. 1105 Kim 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.