Dr. Petre I Ghenciu

Department Chair, University of Wisconsin-Stout
Mathematics, Statistics & Computer Science Department
College of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Management

Office: 231G Jarvis Hall-Science Wing
Phone: 715-232-1149
Email: ghenciup@uwstout.edu

Teaching Interests: Mathematics

Research Interests: -Combinatorics -Graph Theory -Quantum groups -Functional Analysis -Lesson Study -SOTL


  • Romanian (Fluent/Native/Near Native)


    • Ph D Mathematics
      University of North Texas
      Denton, TX, 2004
    • MS Algebra
      University of North Texas
      Denton, TX, 2000
    • BS Mathematics
      University of Bucharest Romania
      , Romania, 1996

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science
        Department Chair
        August 2017 -
      • University of Wisconsin-Stout, P.S.M. Industrial and Applied Mathematics
        Program Director
        July 2015 - July 2016
      • University of Wisconsin- Stout
        2014 - 2014
      • University of Wisconsin- Stout
        Associate Professor
        2008 - 2014
      • University of Wisconsin- Stout
        Assistant Professor
        2004 - 2008
      • University of North Texas, Department of Mathematics
        Math Lab Tutor
        1999 - 2004
      • University of North Texas, Mathematics Department
        Teaching Fellow
        1999 - 2004


    Oral Presentation

    • Christie, D., Bendel, C., Ghenciu, P. I., Schmidt, L. J., & Becker, J. (January 17, 2006). Lesson study. UW-Stout professional development day, Menomonie, WI, United States.

Grants, Contracts, and Sponsored Research


    • Klefstad, J., Broeren, C., Bendel, C., Ghenciu, P. I., Little, A. M., & Zimmerman, T. A. Implementation, evaluation, and assessment of the Common Core Standards utilizing a professional learning community (PLC) framework in small, rural school districts. Sponsored by Wisconsin ESEA Improving Teacher Quality Program, $374521 (Not Funded).

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships


    • Tenure to the University of Wisconsin- Stout, (2010)
    • Outstanding Graduate Student in Mathematics Nominee, (2003)


    • Outstanding Teaching Award, (2009)


    • Outstanding Teaching Fellow Nominee, (2004)

Professional Memberships

  • American Mathematical Society (AMS)


    Department / School

    • Captain, Math Department Soccer Team (1999 - 2004)