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...

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...

Find FPE on Social Media!

Find FPE on Social Media!

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

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

Julie Bryant First Recipient of Newly Established UL Fellowship
Bryant will also head the FPE High School Program this year. More »

UMD Team in Top Six at 2nd Hyperloop Competition
UMD Loop was one of only six teams selected to complete an open air run in the Hyperloop tube. More »

UMD Engineers Answer Questions about Record-Breaking Harvey, Flooding
National and local news outlets turned to University of Maryland engineers for their disaster expertise. More »

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Events

MSE Seminar Series: Amit Misra, University of Michigan
September 22, 2017 1:00 p.m. 2110, Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building More »

Shell Talk 063: Will Gee, CEO of Balti Virtual
September 24, 2017 10:00 a.m. Technology Advancement Program Building, room 1100 More »

NANOCOLLOQUIUM: Teri Odom, Northwestern
September 26, 2017 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. 2460 AV Williams 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.