12. Holistic Graduate Education: Fire Protection Engineering

  1. Grétar Tryggvason2 and
  2. Diran Apelian3
  1. Kathy A. Notarianni

Published Online: 16 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118138267.ch12

Shaping Our World: Engineering Education for the 21st Century

Shaping Our World: Engineering Education for the 21st Century

How to Cite

Notarianni, K. A. (2011) Holistic Graduate Education: Fire Protection Engineering, in Shaping Our World: Engineering Education for the 21st Century (eds G. Tryggvason and D. Apelian), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118138267.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

  2. 3

    Metal Processing Institute, WPI, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Author Information

  1. Fire Protection Engineering, WPI, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 14 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470929742

Online ISBN: 9781118138267

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Keywords:

  • holistic graduate education;
  • fire protection engineering (FPE);
  • WPI's approach to FPE

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • A Matter of Life and Loss

  • A Long History of Influence

  • Global Pathways to Fire-Safety Leadership

  • The WPI Approach to FPE Education

  • FPE at WPI: The Intersection of Theory and Application

  • FPE Textbooks and Resources

  • Research and Scholarship

  • Conclusion

  • References