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The FPE department conducts outreach to local K-12 students and the community, including a new program for high schoolers: 'Introduction to Math and Physics through Fire Dynamics.'

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FPE is now on YouTube!

Our new channel has launched with a trio of videos, sponsored by FM Global, about fire protection technology and safety.

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FPE Appoints 1st Clinical Professor

Please welcome Kenneth E. Isman (B.S. ’86), who joins our faculty thanks to support from Legacy Campaign for a Professor of the Practice and the Clark School.

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FPE Research

The FM Global Fire Phenomena Laboratory is used for education and research

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New Hotline!

Download the Summer 2014 issue of our newsletter. Inside: Our first Clinical Professor, polymer charring, students teaching students, entrpreneurship and more!


Fire Protection Engineering Appoints First Clinical Professor
New applied faculty position made possible by Legacy Campaign, Clark School support. More»

Lund University FPE Students Visit Maryland
FPE@UMD hosts tours, presentations. More»

Fire Protection Engineering PSAs Promote Campus Fire Safety (VIDEO)
Marshall and FPE undergraduates produce three videos for free distribution. More»

FireTEC Feeds



Career Fair Preparation Workshop
August 29, 2014 10:00 a.m. 1131B Glenn L. Martin Hall More»

F-1 Students - How to Find an Internship
September 2, 2014 10:00 a.m. 1131 Martin Hall; Sign-Up at... More»

Job Search 101: Finding an Internship/Co-op Position & Careers4Engineers
September 2, 2014 2:00 p.m. 1131B Martin Hall ; Sign-up at... 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.