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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...

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. 2015. More...

Entrepreneurship: MF Fire

Entrepreneurship: MF Fire

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

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FPE@UMD News

Watch FPE Professor Michael Gollner Explain Boreal Fire Science
FPE Assistant Professor Michael Gollner recreates parts of the Fort McMurray blaze. More »

Paul Anderson Receives the James W. Dally Prize for Outstanding Instructional Support
Paul M. Anderson was recognized for his excellent contributions as Teaching Assistant for ENES 221 Dynamics and ENES 232 Thermodynamics. More »

UMD-led Team Advances in SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition
Team of students will test prototype design of a new form of transportation in which passenger-carrying pods travel through above-ground tubes at high speeds. More »

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Events

The Alumni Dinner at the NFPA meeting
June 14, 2016 6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Soho Loft Art Gallery 900 S Las Vegas Blvd (north side of building at Las Vegas Blvd. and Hoover Ave.) 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.