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 Department Offering Research Opportunities?sort descending Types of Opportunities Prereqs Research Location End Date
Luciano Matzkin
Entomology
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
none
Tucson main campus
Aurelio Figueredo
Psychology
Yes
Volunteer
None
Tucson main campus
Jason Aubrey
Mathematics
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Jeong-Yeol Yoon
Biomedical Engineering
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Thomas Gianetti
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
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
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
William Holmgren
Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences
Yes
Paid
None
Tucson main campus
Michael Brown
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Jeanne Pemberton
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
General Chemistry and Organic Chemistry
Tucson main campus
Victor Baker
Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences
Yes
Volunteer
None
Tucson main campus
Adam Daly
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
General Chemistry and prefer Organic Chemistry
Tucson main campus
Eric Kiser
Geosciences
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
GEOS 322
Tucson main campus
David Sand
Astronomy
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Enthusiasm!
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
Laird Close
Astronomy
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
some knowledge of basic optics desirable.
Tucson main campus
Donald McCarthy
Steward Observatory
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Pelagie Beeson
Speech Language and Hearing Sciences
Yes
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Walter Harris
Planetary Sciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Allan Hamilton
Neurosurgery
Yes
Paid
For Credit
AI, coding
Tucson main campus
Jessica Walker
Speech Language and Hearing Sciences
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
N/A
Tucson main campus
Melanie Hingle
Nutritional Sciences and Wellness
Yes
For Credit
Depends on project
Tucson off-campus
Bentley Fane
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Jennifer Teske
Nutritional Sciences and Wellness
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
communication skills, accountability to deadlines, and time management.
Tucson main campus
Christina Laukaitis
Medicine
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Genetics