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 ascending Research Location End Date
Jinyoung Kim
Steward Observatory
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Required: Interests in observational astronomy, especially on star and planet formation. Familiarity with using computer and very basic scientific programing, such as python or IDL. Preferred: taken at least 1 astronomy course and 1 or more physics courses. Scientific/astronomical programing experience (e.g., Python, IDL, IRAF) with astronomical data experiences are preferred, but not required.
Tucson main campus
Sean Limesand
Animal and Biomedical Sciences
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Recommended biology, physiology and biochemistry courses
Tucson off-campus
Sean Fleming
Physics
Yes
Volunteer
quantum mechanics
Tucson main campus
Marcel Schaap
Environmental Science
Yes
For Credit
Quantitative skills, computer skills, experimental skills
Tucson main campus
Sylvia Sullivan
Chemical and Environmental Engineering
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Python and Linux scripting are advantages.
Tucson main campus
Majid Beidaghi
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Yes
Paid
Programming skills in Python. A background/interest in machine learning is preferred.
Tucson main campus
Bonnie Hurwitz
Biosystems Engineering
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
programming skills are useful
Tucson main campus
Jon Pelletier
Geosciences
Yes
Paid
Programming
Tucson main campus
Rozhin Yasaei
College of Applied Science and Technology
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Programming
Tucson main campus
Purnima Madhivanan
Health Promotion Sciences
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Proficient in Social Media, Website, Technology, MS Office
Other
Online
Tucson main campus
Solange Duhamel
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Previous experience in a microbiology or chemistry lab preferred.
Tucson main campus
Joanna Monti-Masel
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Yes
Paid
For Credit
previous computer programming experience
Tucson main campus
Bryan Black
Tree Ring Laboratory
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
preferred to have some background in dendrochronology
Tucson main campus
Ryan Straight
College of Applied Science and Technology
Yes
For Credit
Preferred interested in extended reality and comfortable with fully remote research. Enrollment in APCV 399 (1-3 credit hours) required.
Online
Dalal Alharthi
College of Applied Science and Technology
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Preferred interest in Cloud Computing/Security; Machine Learning; Incident Response; Vulnerability Assessment/Remediation; Human-Computer Interaction (HCI); Social Engineering; and Cybersecurity Education. Interdisciplinary Research opportunities are available in the intersection between the area of Cybersecurity and several areas such as Computer Science; Public Administration; Business Administration; and Education. Opportunities are voluntary or for credit. If volunteering, you should commit to 6 hours or more per week. For credit, you may enroll in an Independent Study course.
Online
Netzin Steklis
Animal and Biomedical Sciences
Yes
For Credit
prefer if students had ACBS 160 Human and Animal Interrelationships
Tucson main campus
Jacob Schwartz
Pharmacology
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
Please inquire
Tucson main campus
Andrew Youdin
Steward Observatory
Yes
For Credit
Physics105a, intro to scientific computing
Tucson main campus
Daniel Diaz Ordonez
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Yes
Paid
For Credit
Physics Mathematics Matlab Advance writing skills
Tucson main campus
Kaitlin Kratter
Astronomy
Yes
For Credit
Physics 305 or equivalent
Tucson main campus
Mark Barton
Geosciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
Physical Geology
Tucson main campus
Charles Stafford
Physics
Yes
For Credit
Phys 371
Tucson main campus
Wooyoung Jung
Civil and Architectural Engineering and Mechanics
Yes
Volunteer
Passion for smart/sustainable/healthy buildings. - Preferred (not mandatory): Programming skills (Python), data analytics, etc.
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
Craig Kulesa
Steward Observatory
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
Our group specializes in hands-on instrument and observatory development for space-based, balloon-borne and ground-based observatories in Antarctica. Hands-on mechanical engineering, software engineering, astronomical data processing and visualization are common applications.
Tucson main campus