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Fire Protection Engineering

aerial image of wildfire damage

Maryland Researchers Awarded NSF Grant to Study Structure Losses in Maui Wildfires

Comparison of Leveled vs. Still-Standing Buildings Could Lead to Better Fire Modeling, New Safety Tech

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smoke rising over camp

Seeking Answers Among the Ashes of Refugee Camp Fires

UMD Engineers Investigate Causes, Solutions to Disasters That Revictimize Displaced People

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three spaceships flying

A Calmer Take on ‘Hyperspace’

New Episode of ‘Ask an Engineer’ Video Series Separates Space Travel Fact From Fiction

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fire sprinklers going off in movies/TV

A Sprinkling of Truth

First Episode of New ‘Ask an Engineer’ Video Series Separates Fire Sprinkler System Fact From Fiction

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Four students in red firefighter hats celebrate by their Rube Goldberg machine

‘Up’ to New Tricks at Alumni Cup

Students Draw Inspiration From Films and the Fight Against Pandemic at Annual Rube Goldberg Contest

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cars and homes destroyed by the Dixie Fire

Fire Protection Engineers Track a Different Kind of ‘Superspreader’

Research Aims to Make Buildings More Resistant to Wildfire

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ISS astronaut works on combustion experiment equipment

‘Cool Flame’ Discovered Aboard International Space Station

Maryland Researcher’s Combustion Experiment Could Lead to More Energy-Efficient Engines

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Fire sweeps through Cape Town South Africa in 2017

Fired Up Over Inequities

Student Team Explores Factors Behind Disproportionate Fire Danger in Developing Nations

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Student volunteer loads equipment onto a firetruck

Answering the Call Amid COVID-19

Student Volunteers Step Up at College Park Fire Station

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Turning Up the Heat on Wildfires

Two Fire Protection Engineering Projects Aim to Make it Hard on Flames That Threaten Communities

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Alumni Cup Trophy

On Fire for Alumni Cup

Fire Protection Engineering Wins Clark School's Annual Rube Goldberg Contest

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