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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Students may also search for research positions, events, and opportunities in Handshake.

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
Christopher Impey
Astronomy
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
Depends on the project. Projects include working on science literacy, astronomy pedagogy, the use of machine learning to detect science misinformation on the web, and building massive open online classes, or MOOCs.
Tucson main campus
Nathan Smith
Astronomy
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
ASTR250
Tucson main campus
Brenda Frye
Astronomy
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None, but computer programming skills are a bonus.
Tucson main campus
Xiaohui Fan
Astronomy
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Feryal Ozel
Astronomy
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Philip Hinz
Astronomy
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
None
Tucson main campus
Lei Cao
Computer Science
Yes
Volunteer
None
Tucson main campus
Joshua Levine
Computer Science
Yes
Volunteer
None mandatory, but CSC 433 or 444 experience preferred, as well as programming experience in general.
Tucson main campus
Chicheng Zhang
Computer Science
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
undergraduate probability and statistics, basic programming, algorithm design
Tucson main campus
Beichuan Zhang
Computer Science
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Sazzadur Rahaman
Computer Science
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Jason Pacheco
Computer Science
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Having taken and passed a statistics or probability course. Having taken and passed Calculus and Linear Algebra courses. Some Python and/or Matlab programming experience. Having taken and passed an introductory machine learning course such as CSC 480 / CSC 380 or equivalent.
Tucson main campus
Irina Panyushkina
Tree Ring Laboratory
Yes
Paid
None
Tucson main campus
Margaret Evans
Tree Ring Laboratory
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Malcolm Hughes
Tree Ring Laboratory
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Bryan Black
Tree Ring Laboratory
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
preferred to have some background in dendrochronology
Tucson main campus
Haijiang Cai
Neuroscience
Yes
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Melville Wohlgemuth
Neuroscience
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Not necessary.
Tucson main campus
Martha Bhattacharya
Neuroscience
Yes
For Credit
Team-based research through an course-based format (Vertically Integrated Project). Applications due mid-semester for enrollment in the subsequent semester. Please go to Dr. Bhattacharya's website or uavip.arizona.edu for most current information.
Tucson main campus
Nicholas Strausfeld
Neuroscience
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Konrad Zinsmaier
Neuroscience
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Ulises Ricoy
Neuroscience
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
none
Tucson main campus
Eduardo Rozo
Physics
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
Excellent GPA
Tucson main campus
Weigang Wang
Physics
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Arvinder Sandhu
Physics
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Intro Electricity and Magnetism PHYS 241/261 or equivalent
Tucson main campus