UA Researchers

Note: This database is a list of faculty who welcome undergraduate students into their research projects. It is up to faculty to keep this list updated.
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Faculty Members: For more information on updating your information in the faculty database please visit ur.arizona.edu/update. For help listing active undergraduate research opportunities in Handshake, contact Kelley Merriam-Castro at kmerriam@arizona.edu.
Name Departmentsort descending Offering Research Opportunities? Types of Opportunities Prereqs Research Location End Date
Minkyu Kim
Materials Science and Engineering
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Erica Corral
Materials Science and Engineering
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson off-campus
Zafer Mutlu
Materials Science and Engineering
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
self-motivation and curiosity
Tucson main campus
Jennifer Duan
Civil and Architectural Engineering and Mechanics
Yes
Paid
Fluid Mechanics, Open Channel Flow Knowledge
Tucson main campus
Lianyang Zhang
Civil and Architectural Engineering and Mechanics
Yes
Paid
Mechanics, Concrete, Soil Mechanics
Tucson main campus
Wooyoung Jung
Civil and Architectural Engineering and Mechanics
Yes
Volunteer
Passion for smart/sustainable/healthy buildings. - Preferred (not mandatory): Programming skills (Python), data analytics, etc.
Tucson main campus
Hee Jeong Kim
Civil and Architectural Engineering and Mechanics
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Tejo Bheemasetti
Civil and Architectural Engineering and Mechanics
Yes
Paid
None
Tucson main campus
Kevin Lansey
Civil and Architectural Engineering and Mechanics
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
Interest in sustainability and implementing projects
Tucson main campus
Qing Hao
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Yes
Paid
Basic circuit class and thermodynamics
Tucson main campus
Hermann Fasel
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Stuart Craig
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Yes
Paid
The lab performs high-speed/hypersonic wind tunnel experiments. No hard prerequisites, at least 1 year of undergrad preferred. Positions are competitive and the number of openings varies.
Tucson main campus
Jekan Thangavelautham
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Kavan Hazeli
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
None
Tucson main campus
Daniel Diaz Ordonez
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Yes
Paid
For Credit
Physics Mathematics Matlab Advance writing skills
Tucson main campus
Jeffrey Jacobs
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Christoph Hader
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Yes
Volunteer
None
Tucson main campus
Peiwen Li
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
Junior to Senior
Tucson main campus
08/2025
James Threadgill
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Yes
Paid
AME 220, 323, 331, 401 MATLAB, LabView, Solidworks, TecPlot
Tucson main campus
Majid Beidaghi
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Yes
Paid
Programming skills in Python. A background/interest in machine learning is preferred.
Tucson main campus
Kenneth Head
Systems and Industrial Engineering
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
None
Tucson main campus
Alejandro Salado Diez
Systems and Industrial Engineering
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Coding VR environments for Occulus Quest (Unity)
Tucson main campus
Tomas Cerny
Systems and Industrial Engineering
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Object-oriented design Ideally, knowledge of databases, javascript, code analysis, spring, cloud native
Tucson main campus
Yue Wang
Systems and Industrial Engineering
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Hao Xin
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus