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? Types of Opportunities Prereqssort descending Research Location End Date
Oliver Monti Masel
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Calc I and II
Tucson main campus
Charles Haessig
Mathematics
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Calculus
Tucson main campus
Joseph Watkins
Mathematics
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Calculus and linear algebra. Advanced mathematics and statistics courses a plus.
Tucson main campus
Joellen Russell
Geosciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
Calculus, Introduction to Oceanography
Tucson main campus
Xueying Tang
Mathematics
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
calculus, linear algebra, and programming skills in R or Python; DATA 363 and 375 a plus.
Tucson main campus
Shankar Venkataramani
Mathematics
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
Calculus, Linear Algebra, Programming. Differential equations would be very helpful.
Tucson main campus
Jennifer Barton
BIO5 Institute
Yes
Paid
For Credit
Calculus, Physics, Chemistry, at least sophomore level
Tucson main campus
Robert Root
Environmental Science
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
Chemistry 101 or like, ability to work in a laboratory
Tucson main campus
Dominic Mcgrath
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
Chemistry 151/152
Tucson main campus
Edward Gelmann
Medicine
Yes
Paid
chemistry biochemistry
Tucson main campus
Christian Twiss
Urology
Yes
Volunteer
CITI Human Research Training
Tucson main campus
Judith Gordon
College of Nursing
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
CITI training, HIPAA training
Tucson main campus
Julie Ledford
Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Classes in Biology or chemistry needed; willing to be a team member that gets along well with others; students that are motivated to succeed
Tucson main campus
Alejandro Salado Diez
Systems and Industrial Engineering
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Coding VR environments for Occulus Quest (Unity)
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
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
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
Tyson Swetnam
BIO5 Institute
Yes
Paid
Computer Science Statistics Calculus
Tucson main campus
Tim Eifler
Astronomy
Yes
Paid
For Credit
curiosity, coding
Tucson main campus
Charles Hsu
Radiation Oncology
Yes
Volunteer
Data Collection, proficiency in Excel / RedCap / STATA/ SAS/R or other statistical analysis packages
Tucson off-campus
Kamel Didan
Biosystems Engineering
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
Data Science, Programming (Python), Image processing
Tucson main campus
John Konhilas
Physiology
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Dedicated, hard-working and willing to commit for 2 years.
Tucson main campus
Melanie Hingle
Nutritional Sciences and Wellness
Yes
For Credit
Depends on project
Tucson off-campus
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
Gail Heath
Mining and Geological Engineering
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
desire to learn
Other