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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...

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...

Flashpoints | News In Brief From FPE

Flashpoints | News In Brief From FPE

Read the Fall 2014 issue of our e-newsletter. This issue: Professor John Bryan, multihazard resilience, Q&A with clinical professor Ken Isman, student profiles, and more! 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...

FPE Appoints 1st Clinical Professor

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. More...

John L. Bryan, 1926–2014

John L. Bryan, 1926–2014

We are deeply saddened to report the passing of Dr. John L. Bryan, the founding chair and professor emeritus of the University of Maryland's Department of Fire Protection Engineering. More...

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FPE@UMD News

Three Tributes to John L. Bryan
Family and friends remember the man at the heart of FPE at memorial service. More »

Alumnus’ Book Now in 4th Edition
Dennis Nolan (B.S. ’77) guides readers through hazard analysis, safety reviews. More »

FPE Professors Highlight Work on Fire Resilence
Presentations part of Mpact Week's Multi-hazard Resilience session. More »

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Events

Career Fair Preparation Workshop
November 24, 2014 1:00 p.m. 1131B Glenn L. Martin Hall More »

Innovation Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony: Fritz Kub
November 25, 2014 4:00 p.m. Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building More »

Making the Transition from School to Work & from Student to Professional
December 1, 2014 10:00 a.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.