Our Alumni

For more than 30 years, WPI alumni have been working to change the future of fire policy, regulation, and product engineering to make our world safer. You'll find WPI Fire Protection Engineering alumni all over the world, across a wide range of industries. From consulting engineering firms, petrochemical industries, insurance companies, federal agencies, health care facilities, to code enforcement agencies.

Berkol image April Hammond Berkol '85/'88
Consultant, Environmental Health & Fire Safety
Learning how to apply theoretical knowledge – “book learning” – in real-world applications was also critical to succeeding in the work world.

Sheppard profile David Sheppard '93
Senior Fire Research Engineer, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives
I was fascinated by the fact that WPI’s FPE program had more requests from employers than it had graduates.

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