At the NFPA Meeting in June 7, 2022, the UMD FPE Alumni Club held its annual meeting and dinner. We had a great turnout with over 100 alumni and guests enjoying a fun night of food, drinks and conversation. We also held our business meeting, which included a Department update from Jim Milke, the introduction of the newest FPE faculty member, Dr. Shuna Ni, who will join the Department this summer, and a $15,000 financial contribution to the Department from the Alumni Club. This meeting also marked a transition in leadership for the Alumni Club. After 2 years of serving as the President of the club, my term has come to a close, and I am happy to announce the new Board of Directors for the Alumni Club: President:…
University of Maryland Fire Protection Engineering Alumni Club Homecoming Tailgate When: Saturday November 2, 2019 9AM - 12PM ET Where: Soccer Field Tailgate Area Near Lot 1 How much: $10 per person Number of Tickets 1 Ticket $10.00 USD 2 Tickets $20.00 USD 3 Tickets $30.00 USD 4 Tickets $40.00 USD Sponsorships Available: $1,000- Gold $500 – Silver $250 – Bronze Sponsor Level Gold $1,000.00 USD Silver $500.00 USD Bronze $250.00 USD
We are pleased to announce the details for our annual alumni dinner at the NFPA Conference! When: Tuesday, June 14 @ 6 PM Dinner by Chef Josh Clark Where: Soho Loft Art Gallery 900 S Las Vegas Blvd (north side of building at Las Vegas Blvd. and Hoover Ave.) How much: $40 per person or $20 for current UMD students Please RSVP by making payment using the below PayPal button or sending a check to: Tisha Overman TERPConsulting 7936 Monaco Bay Court Las Vegas, NV 89117 Pay in Advance Current UMD Students $20.00 USD All Others $40.00 USD
The Fire Protection Engineering Department is pleased to now display their facilities and laboratories through a virtual tour located on the Department website. This is a great way for alumni to explore the Department's state of the art facilities located in the J.M. Patterson Building on campus. Check out the tour using the link below: http://fpe.umd.edu/vr
On October 31, 2012, University of Maryland Department of Fire Protection Engineering Associate Professor Peter Sunderland was featured on ABC World News with Diane Sawyer. This news story discusses natural gas safety in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy that plagued the Eastern Coast of the United States. Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Watch More News Videos at ABC | 2012 Presidential Election | Entertainment & Celebrity News
Show your support for the department by sporting the new Under Armour polo shirt with our logo! The shirts will have the department logo stitched on the front breast and a second embroidery on the back. The shirts are equipped with all the features that make a perfect Under Armour golf shirt. Order Online, or download the order form (PDF)
The Department of Fire Protection Engineering (FPE) at the University of Maryland’s A. James Clark School of Engineering is pleased to announce that Dr. Michael Gollner will join the department this fall as a new Assistant Professor. Michael Gollner recently graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a PhD in Mechanical Engineering, majoring in Combustion and minoring in Fluid Dynamics. His previous research, working with his adviser Prof. Forman A. Williams, investigated an approach to commodity flammability ranking in warehouses and the propagation of fires through industrial, wildland and built environments. This work was performed in collaboration with Prof. Ali Rangwala from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, utilizing facilities from both institutions. Michael's current research interests include material flammability, flame spread, boundary layer combustion and sustainability in the built environment.…
André W. Marshall, associate professor and director of the Fire Testing and Evaluation Center (FireTEC), Department of Fire Protection Engineering, is pleased to announce the launch of FireTEC UMD - The Official Blog of Fire Exploration and Discovery at the University of Maryland. The FireTEC blog, initiated in April 2012, highlights laboratory activities and welcomes undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends and laboratory stakeholders to participate. Subscription is easy. Visit http://firetecumd.wordpress.com/ enter your email and click on the “follow” button on the right side of the page. FireTEC will post a short entry every week.