Hemant Pendharkar

Professor and Campus Associate Chair


Phone: (727) 873-4064


Ph.D., Mathematics, University of New Hampshire, 1999
M.Sc., Mathematics, University of Bombay, 1994
B.Sc., Mathematics, University of Bombay, 1991


C* Algebras and non-self-adjoint Operator Algebras, Theoretical Physics, Data Mining and Algorithms, Cryptography and Cryptology, Pedagody and Engineering


  1. "Central Sequences in Subhomogeneous Unital C* Algebras," Don Hadwin and Hemant Pendharkar, to appear, Bulletin of Australian Math. Society, 2020.
  2. “An Experimental Investigation into the Practical Performance of Lattice Reduction Algorithm on Ideal Lattices” w/ Batson, et. al, SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, presentation, Atlanta — Supported by ONR — 2017.
  3. “Suitability of Lattices for Project Based Introduction to Cryptography”, with Batson, et. al, Joint Mathematics Meeting, special section on Cryptology and cryptography presentation — Supported by ONR — 2017.
  4. "Techniques for minimizing area and power in test pattern generation," International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing (ICCSP), K. Jagtap, S. Rathkanthiwar, S. Kakde and H. Pendharkar, pp. 0429–0433, 2017.
  5. “On the Implementation of a Discrete Mathematics Course”, Inroads, joint work of the SIGCSE sub-committee — 2007 Data Mining and Algorithms.
  6. “Frequent pattern mining with preferences — Utility functions approach”, E. Braynova and Hemant Pendharkar LNAI 3488, pp. 364-372, 2005.
  7. “Wormhole Generated Physical Universe”, L. Choudhury and Hemant Pendharkar, Hadronic J. Vol. 24, issue 4, pp. 275–290, 2001.
  8. “Derivations of Certain Operator Algebras”, Jiankui Li and Hemant Pendharkar, International Journal of Mathematics, Vol. 24, pp. 345–351, 2000.