These are just some resources and other helpful/interesting links I have found. The list is always being updated, please contact me if you find any errors or have suggestions for inclusion.

Important Items for Graduate Students

  1. Graduate Student Perspective on Life at UCSD (For new Grads, PPT)
  2. Graduate Student Perspective on Life at UCSD (For new Grads, document)
  3. Paul Ronney’s Tips for Successful Research (USC)
  4. PHD Comics (dangerous)
  5. Mendeley Research Paper Organization Software


  1. IAFSS – International Association for Fire Safety Sciences
  2. The Society of Fire Protection Engineers
  3. Joint Fire Science Program
  4. International forum of Fire Research Directors
  5. National Fire Sprinkler Association
  6. The Combustion Institute
  7. The National Fire Protection Association
  8. American Fire Sprinkler Association
  9. Fire Research Institute
  10. (Public information Resource)

Fire Protection Engineering Academic Programs

  1. Worcester Polytechnic Institute Department of Fire Protection Engineering
  2. University of Edinburgh: BRE Center for Fire Safety Science
  3. University of Maryland Fire Protection Engineering Program
  4. UC Berkeley Fire Information Center (No longer FPE, but ME is close enough)
  5. International Masters in Fire Safety Engineering Program
  6. Cal Poly San Luis Obispo – New Masters Program!

Academic Journals

  1. Combustion and Flame
  2. Combustion Science and Technology
  3. Fire Safety Journal
  4. Proceedings of IAFSS
  5. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute
  6. Fire Technology
  7. Combustion Theory and Modeling
  8. SpringerBriefs in Fire

Fire Information Resources for Academics and Professionals

  1. FM Global Datasheets
  2. IAFSS Article Archive (Membership required for access)
  3. UK Fire Research Notes (open access)
  4. Fire Service Wiki
  5. NIST BFRL Publications
  6. James Ieradi’s Fire Protection Engineering Resource Site (WPI)
  7. FireDoc – NIST BFRL
  8. CFD Wiki
  9. Edinburgh Research Archive
  10. NIOSH Investigation Reports
  11. Vyto Babrauskas’ Fire links

Fire Research Laboratories

  1. FM Global
  2. UL Laboratories
  3. National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST)- Building and Fire Research Laboratories (BFRL)
  4. BRE
  5. FM Global
  6. USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research Station
  7. USFS Fire Lab in Missoula
  8. FAA Fire Safety Branch
  9. NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program

Wildfire Links

  1. USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research Station
  2. International Journal of Wildland Fire
  3. International Association of Wildland Fire
  4. Wildfire World

Upcoming Conferences

  1. Best Listing is updated at Univ. Edinburgh
  2. Combustion Institute (US)

Grants & Funding

  1. NSF Graduate Fellowship
  2. Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship
  3. NASA Graduate Student Research Program
  4. IBM Graduate PhD Fellowship
  5. GEM Fellowship
  6. NIST BFRL Fire Research Grant
  7. SFPE Research Grant
  8. FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant
  9. Fire Prevention & Safety Grants
  10. National Academies Grant Programs
  11. ASME Scholarships
  12. National Defense Science and Engineering Grants
  13. Engineering Fellowship List (Berkeley)
  14. NFPA Scholarships and Grants
  15. UC Berkeley Sponsored Projects Office

Just Cool

  1. Fire Model Survey
  3. MIT Fluids Models
  4. Digitize Old Graphs from Images!
  5. NASA LaTeX Help
  6. Free Video Software to Resize, Export, Convert.
  7. Do The Math – Tom Murphy’s Energy Blog