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 Department Offering Research Opportunities? Types of Opportunities Prereqs Research Location End Datesort descending
Miguel Simonet
Spanish and Portuguese
Yes
Paid
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Frank Brosius III
Medicine
Yes
Not given
These opportunities are exclusively through our NIH funded R25 grant for which I serve as one of 4 PIs. There are annual requests for applications to the undergraduate research program.
Other
Beth Meyerson
Family and Community Medicine
Yes
Paid
Communications (written and verbal), commitment to harm reduction science, preference for students with lived (opioid use) experience. Other prerequisites pending the specific opportunity.
Tucson main campus
Tyson Swetnam
BIO5 Institute
Yes
Paid
Computer Science Statistics Calculus
Tucson main campus
Alexander Bucksch
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
For Credit
none, I do offer some very practical tasks that do not require much technical knowledge However, analytical knowledge in statistics and the use of python/R scripts to perform data analysis will give you a jump start into the research here.
Tucson main campus
Daniel Diaz Ordonez
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Yes
Paid
For Credit
Physics Mathematics Matlab Advance writing skills
Tucson main campus
Lei Cao
Computer Science
Yes
Volunteer
None
Tucson main campus
Brian Enquist
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Aparna Upadhyay
Mathematics
Yes
For Credit
None
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
Lianyang Zhang
Civil and Architectural Engineering and Mechanics
Yes
Paid
Mechanics, Concrete, Soil Mechanics
Tucson main campus
Bradley Ross
School of Mining and Mineral Resources
Yes
Paid
Interest in Mining
Tucson main campus
Michael Hammer
BIO5 Institute
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Euan Mcleod
Wyant College of Optical Sciences
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Elaine Norton
Animal and Biomedical Sciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson off-campus
Bindu Poudel-Ward
Yuma County Office
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Knowledge in plant science and agriculture
Other
Francesca Vitali
Neurology
Yes
Not given
Good Programming skills in either Python, R or Matlab. Background in machine learning and statistics preferred.
Tucson main campus
Patrick Ronaldson
Pharmacology
Yes
Paid
Ability to commit 20 hours per week during the semester and 40 hours per week during the summer to research.
Tucson main campus
Bekir Tanriover
Medicine
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
Machine learning
Tucson main campus
Carlos Caulin
Otolaryngology
Yes
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Shaowen Bao
Physiology
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Melissa Herbst-Kralovetz
Basic Medical Sciences
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Phoenix
Charles Hsu
Radiation Oncology
Yes
Volunteer
Data Collection, proficiency in Excel / RedCap / STATA/ SAS/R or other statistical analysis packages
Tucson off-campus
Laurent Martin
Anesthesiology
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Scott Boitano
Physiology
Yes
Paid
For Credit
Meeting with Professor
Tucson main campus