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 Prereqssort descending Research Location End Date
Pan Yan
Mathematics
Yes
For Credit
MATH 413
Tucson main campus
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
Lisa Nagy
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
MCB 181
Tucson main campus
Ramin Yadegari
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
For Credit
MCB 181R
Tucson main campus
Jesse Woodson
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
For Credit
MCB181 or equivalent course is strongly recommended.
Tucson main campus
Mark Beilstein
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
For Credit
MCB181, CHEM151, CHEM152
Tucson main campus
Lianyang Zhang
Civil and Architectural Engineering and Mechanics
Yes
Paid
Mechanics, Concrete, Soil Mechanics
Tucson main campus
Scott Boitano
Physiology
Yes
Paid
For Credit
Meeting with Professor
Tucson main campus
Lucinda Rankin
Physiology
Yes
For Credit
member of honors college, 2nd semester junior or senior status.
Tucson main campus
Rebecca Gomez
Psychology
Yes
For Credit
Minimum GPA 3.0, students must be available during the summer for 9-12 hr/week to train and must commit to 2 semesters of research the following year with ample availability during the week for testing children (9 hr/week). We take applications at our lab website annually in April. Learn more at https://www.childcognitionlab.arizona.edu/students
Tucson main campus
Fiona McCarthy
Animal and Biomedical Sciences
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Molecular biology is preferred but not required.
Online
Zhongguo Xiong
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
For Credit
Molecular biology techniques including DNA, RNA, and protein analyses, bacterial culturing and transformation.
Tucson main campus
Mohammad Pessarakli
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
For Credit
N/A
Tucson off-campus
Allison Huff
Family and Community Medicine
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
n/a
Tucson main campus
Andrew Cohen
Geosciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
N/A
Tucson main campus
Carol Barnes
Psychology
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
N/A
Paul Wagner
College of Applied Science and Technology
Yes
Volunteer
N/A
Online
Paul Langlais
Medicine
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
N/A
Tucson main campus
Michael Bogan
The School of Natural Resources and the Environment
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
n/a
Tucson main campus
Quintin Molina
Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation
Yes
For Credit
N/A
Tucson main campus
Jessica Walker
Speech Language and Hearing Sciences
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
N/A
Tucson main campus
Alonso Favela
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
No Mandatory prerequisites. Preference will be given to those with some Excel, sheets, or computational experience. Check out the website for more info: favelalab.com
Tucson main campus
Rebecca Vanderpool
Medicine
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
No prerequisites are necessary but knowledge of the cardiovascular systems and physiology is helpful. Experience with computer programming and statistics (working with Matlab and R) is also helpful but not necessary.
Tucson main campus
Stephen Cowen
Psychology
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Weigang Wang
Physics
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus