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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...

Find FPE on Social Media!

Find FPE on Social Media!

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

Meet An Arson Dog at Maryland Day!

Meet An Arson Dog at Maryland Day!

FPE will host State Farm fire investigator Carlton Saunders and K-9 Horton (that's him on the left) from the State Farm Arson Dog Program at Maryland Day, starting at 10:00 a.m., April 25. 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 does this have to do with FPE?

What does this have to do with FPE?

Future freshmen may design a firefighting rover like this one in Introduction to Engineering Design. FPE major Bernie Kramer was one of the students who proposed the new final project. More...

Entrepreneurship: MF Fire

Entrepreneurship: MF Fire

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

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FPE@UMD News

FPE Announces Inaugural Class of Distinguished Alumni
Ten honored for contributions to the department and the field. More »

ASHRAE Grant Supports Study of Refrigerant Flammability
Sunderland, Lecoustre will lead the research team. More »

FPE Unveils New John Bryan Display
Collection of awards, mementos honor department’s founding Chair. More »

Stoliarov Promoted
FPE faculty member elevated to rank of Associate Professor with tenure. More »

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Events

NFPA Webinar: WUI Ignition Pathways for Building Fire Spread at the Wildland Urban Interface
April 21, 2015 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Online More »

Meet An Arson Dog at Maryland Day!
April 25, 2015 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. FPE Exhibit, Kim Building Plaza (intersection of Paint Branch Drive and Stadium Drive) More »

Scholarship Golf Tournament for Mechanical Engineering
April 17, 2015 8:00 a.m. University of Maryland Golf Course 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.