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 ascending
Karen Weihs
Psychiatry
Yes
Paid
undergraduate enrolled
Tucson main campus
08/2026
Peiwen Li
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
Junior to Senior
Tucson main campus
08/2025
Pawel Kiela
Pediatrics
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
01/2025
Jessica Barnes
Planetary Sciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
01/2025
Douglas Loy
Materials Science and Engineering
Yes
Paid
For Credit
For hydrogel projects, prefer some lab experience. Some students will be working on evaluating the physical properties and application of hydrogels to agriculture and metal contaminant removal, others may participate in synthesis of new monomers and hydrogels with graduate student supervision.
Tucson main campus
12/2024
Kyle Hartfield
The School of Natural Resources and the Environment
Yes
Paid
GIS, Remote Sensing
Online
12/2024
Gene Giacomelli
Biosystems Engineering
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
math and accounting skills, good work ethic and communicator, dependable, prompt, consistent and high quality of work; having research interests, or for learning food production technologies that may complement their career goals.
Tucson main campus
12/2024
Linda Restifo
Neurology
Yes
For Credit
Outstanding reliability and communication skills. Excellent manual dexterity and attention to detail. Strong sense of intellectual and scientific curiosity also essential.
Tucson main campus
08/2024
Ryan Gutenkunst
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
Interest in computer programming and/or statistics is essential
Tucson main campus
David Glickenstein
Mathematics
Yes
Volunteer
Linear algebra, proofs course, programming background
Tucson main campus
Andrew Capaldi
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Joanna Monti-Masel
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Yes
Paid
For Credit
previous computer programming experience
Tucson main campus
Paul Kapp
Geosciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Robert Downs
Geosciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Charles Stafford
Physics
Yes
For Credit
Phys 371
Tucson main campus
Brian LeRoy
Physics
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Caitlyn Hall
Biosystems Engineering-Ins
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Anna Dornhaus
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Yes
Paid
For Credit
None; requisite is to commit 10 hours/week (=3 credits if taking credit). Only paid if FWS eligible or student has experience working in my lab. Concurrently required to enroll in ECOL195C (1 credit) taught by me.
Tucson main campus
Charles Wolgemuth
Physics
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Oliver Monti Masel
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Calc I and II
Tucson main campus
Moysey Brio
Mathematics
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Jessica Tierney
Geosciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Kate Bunton
Speech Language and Hearing Sciences
Yes
For Credit
Interest in speech acoustics, speech production, and speech perception.
Tucson main campus
Kenneth Johns
Physics
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Generally junior or senior Physics or ECE majors are preferred
Tucson main campus
Anne Bowen
Pediatrics
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
none
Tucson main campus