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

Start-up Born in UMD FPE Receives $1.2M Investment from Newly Established Maryland Momentum Fund
MF Fire, created by FPE Alumni Ryan Fisher and Taylor Myers, is the recipient.  More »

FPE Undergrad Benefits from University FIRE Program
Will Calcagno is developing a multi-use robot that can detect fire, in addition to other capabilities.   More »

Call for Input: University of Maryland Research at UN Climate Conference
UN climate conference calls for publications More »

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Events

CDR Kirlin Distinguished Lecture: Paul Orzeske, CEO @ Jenson Hughes
November 29, 2017 6:00 p.m. St. John Learning and Teaching Center, room 1224 More »

MSE Seminar Series: Jeffrey Long, U.S. NRL
November 17, 2017 1:00 p.m. 2108, Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building More »

Making the Most of Your Winter Break: Career Building Tips
November 27, 2017 3:00 p.m. 1131B Glenn L. Martin Hall 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.