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? Types of Opportunities Prereqs Research Location End Date
Marc Orbach
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
General Chemistry, Introductory Biology
Tucson main campus
Chicheng Zhang
Computer Science
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
undergraduate probability and statistics, basic programming, algorithm design
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
Felicia Goodrum Sterling
Immunobiology
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
basic biology, molecular biology and biochemistry
Tucson main campus
Malak Tfaily
Environmental Science
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson off-campus
Kirsten Limesand
Graduate College Administration
Yes
Volunteer
None
Tucson main campus
Quintin Molina
Agricultural Education, Technology and Innovation
Yes
For Credit
N/A
Tucson main campus
Mohammad Pessarakli
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
For Credit
N/A
Tucson off-campus
Ningning Zhao
Nutritional Sciences and Wellness
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Sabrina Helm
The Norton School of Human Ecology
Yes
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Ian Pepper
Environmental Science
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson off-campus
Jiang Wu
East Asian Studies
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Geography, East Asia, GIS, graphic design, spanish, statistics, computer, website management, social media specialists, Chinese, Japanese, Korean
Tucson main campus
Jia Hu
The School of Natural Resources and the Environment
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Haiquan Li
Biosystems Engineering
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Robert Groves
Religious Studies and Classics
Yes
For Credit
Greek 202 or higher.
Tucson main campus
Tanya Quist
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus