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
Douglas Loy
Materials Science and Engineering
Yes
Paid
For Credit
For hydrogel projects, prefer some lab experience. Some students will be working on evaluating the physical properties and application of hydrogels to agriculture and metal contaminant removal, others may participate in synthesis of new monomers and hydrogels with graduate student supervision.
Tucson main campus
12/2024
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
William Holmgren
Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences
Yes
Paid
None
Tucson main campus
Michael Brown
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Jeanne Pemberton
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
General Chemistry and Organic Chemistry
Tucson main campus
Victor Baker
Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences
Yes
Volunteer
None
Tucson main campus
Adam Daly
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
General Chemistry and prefer Organic Chemistry
Tucson main campus
Eric Kiser
Geosciences
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
GEOS 322
Tucson main campus
David Sand
Astronomy
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Enthusiasm!
Tucson main campus
Martha Bhattacharya
Neuroscience
Yes
For Credit
Team-based research through an course-based format (Vertically Integrated Project). Applications due mid-semester for enrollment in the subsequent semester. Please go to Dr. Bhattacharya's website or uavip.arizona.edu for most current information.
Tucson main campus
Renee Duckworth
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Kaitlin Kratter
Astronomy
Yes
For Credit
Physics 305 or equivalent
Tucson main campus
Armin Sorooshian
Chemical and Environmental Engineering
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Aneta Kielar
Speech Language and Hearing Sciences
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Samuel Campos
Immunobiology
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson off-campus
Magdalene So
Immunobiology
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
One year of science courses with science GPA of at least 3.0
Tucson main campus
Goggy Davidowitz
Entomology
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Elizabeth Bailey
Physiology
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
None
Peter Troch
Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences
Yes
Paid
None
Tucson off-campus
Koen Visscher
Physics
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Andrew Cohen
Geosciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
N/A
Tucson main campus
Hao Xin
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Tian-Chyi Yeh
Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences
Yes
For Credit
numeric, fluid mechanics, hwr516, hwr535, hwr 645
Tucson main campus
Arvinder Sandhu
Physics
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Intro Electricity and Magnetism PHYS 241/261 or equivalent
Tucson main campus
Carol Bender
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Other