About the Department
Limitless Opportunity, Global Impact
Fire Protection Engineering at WPI is a challenging, interdisciplinary program that combines our curriculum of engineering, mathematical, and computer disciplines, together with courses on explosion phenomena, regulatory reform, marine safety, fire modeling, and more.
The FPE faculty and our student body are from many nations worldwide with varied academic backgrounds in engineering, science, and beyond. By attracting the best and the brightest geographically and academically, we have created an academic environment with diverse perspectives vital to FPE.
As an FPE student, you’ll have access to technologically advanced laboratories, paid internship opportunities, and cutting-edge research with globally recognized faculty. Students leave with a superior grasp of fire protection engineering making them some of the most sought-after FPE graduates in the world.
FPE and You
Learn how you can join the ranks of this challenging, interdisciplinary field of study, moving your career forward and helping to make the world a safer place.