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 Datesort descending
Kamel Didan
Biosystems Engineering
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
Data Science, Programming (Python), Image processing
Tucson main campus
Joseph Blankinship
Environmental Science
Yes
Paid
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Caitlyn Hall
Biosystems Engineering-Ins
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
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
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
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
Kyle Hartfield
The School of Natural Resources and the Environment
Yes
Paid
GIS, Remote Sensing
Online
12/2024
Jessica Barnes
Planetary Sciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
01/2025
Pawel Kiela
Pediatrics
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
01/2025
Peiwen Li
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
Junior to Senior
Tucson main campus
08/2025
Karen Weihs
Psychiatry
Yes
Paid
undergraduate enrolled
Tucson main campus
08/2026