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.
Note: To select more than one Research Location, please hold down your control key while clicking a selection.

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
Samantha Harris
Physiology
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
John Konhilas
Physiology
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Dedicated, hard-working and willing to commit for 2 years.
Tucson main campus
Marvin Slepian
Medicine
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
William Killgore
Psychiatry
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Craig Rasmussen
Environmental Science
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
ENVS 200 and 201 are preferred but not mandatory
Tucson main campus
Arne Ekstrom
Psychology
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Completion of Psy 300 or equivalent encouraged but not required. Prior programming experience a plus but not a requirement. GPA above 3.0 recommended.
Tucson main campus
Jon Pelletier
Geosciences
Yes
Paid
Programming
Tucson main campus
Jessica Barnes
Planetary Sciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
01/2025
Xiaohui Fan
Astronomy
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Pierre Haenecour
Planetary Sciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Ulises Ricoy
Neuroscience
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
Kelly Bright
Environmental Science
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
None
Tucson off-campus
Stephen Kukolich
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
Experience with instrumentation, electronics computers or programming desirable.
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
Jacqueline Barrios
Public and Applied Humanities
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Flurin Babst
The School of Natural Resources and the Environment
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Ramin Yadegari
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
For Credit
MCB 181R
Tucson main campus
Luisa Ikner
Environmental Science
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
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
Charles Haessig
Mathematics
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Calculus
Tucson main campus
Laura Miller
Mathematics
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Walter Betancourt
Environmental Science
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
Basic microbiology skills
Tucson off-campus
Martha Whitaker
Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences
Yes
For Credit
The only prerequisite for the class is Calculus I
Other
William Smith
The School of Natural Resources and the Environment
Yes
Paid
For Credit
Experience with field work. Experience with computer programming.
Tucson main campus