Podcast: Industry Roundtable with Rodger Reiswig Episode 10

October 8, 2021

Episode 10: What is a Fire Protection Engineer?

 

Fire Protection Engineers (FPEs) play a critical role in protecting people, property, and the environment from fire. They do this through the analysis of fire hazards; ensuring proper design, installation and maintenance of fire detection, suppression and communication systems; and post-fire investigation and analysis.

The University of Maryland is a world-leader in fire protection research and has a top flight educational program for fire protection engineers. In this episode, Rodger speaks with James A. Milke, P.E., professor and chair of the Department of Fire Protection Engineering at the University of Maryland.

Topics include:

  • The role and importance of FPEs
  • Dr. Milke's personal journey into the field
  • The types of research done at the university
  • FPE career opportunities
  • Educational paths to become an FPE

 

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