About SFPE

The Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) has been a prominent professional organization since its establishment in 1950 and its incorporation as a nonprofit organization in 1971. As a leading global society, it represents professionals working in the field of fire protection and fire safety engineering. With over 5,000 members and more than 120 chapters worldwide, including more than 20 student chapters, SFPE has been rapidly growing.

SFPE serves its members and the profession by producing the Fire Protection Engineering Handbook, engineering standards and guidelines, conducting research, organizing technical seminars, conferences, webinars, publications, and outreach and advocacy efforts.

The Society is also instrumental in developing the Professional Engineer (PE) licensing exam in fire protection and supporting its grading under the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES). This critical role highlights SFPE's dedication to ensuring the highest professional standards for fire protection and safety engineering.


To define, develop, and advance the use of engineering best practices; expand the scientific and technical knowledge base; and educate the global fire safety community, to reduce fire risk.


The leaders in engineering a fire safe world.


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