Meet Our 2017 Recipient
Associate Professor Peter Sunderland
Department of Fire Protection Engineering
Dr. Peter Sunderland, who received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1995, joined the University of Maryland in 2004. He is a Clark School Keystone professor and UMD Energy Research Center affiliate with expertise in combustion, fire safety, and hydrogen—specifically, hydrogen fuel-cell systems, small-scale power systems, next-generation nuclear reactors, and oil recovery, transport, and processing.
Sunderland has published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and recieved multiple awards, including the National Science Foundation Early Career Award in 2010. His research has been funded by NASA, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and the National Fire Protection Association.