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 Prereqssort descending Research Location End Date
Bruce Bayly
Mathematics
Yes
For Credit
Differential equations, linear algebra
Tucson main campus
Tzu Yin Lai
Psychology
Yes
For Credit
Dr. Lai will be on sabbatical in AY2024-2025. Please check back in summer 2025.
Tucson main campus
David Sand
Astronomy
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Enthusiasm!
Tucson main campus
Craig Rasmussen
Environmental Science
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
ENVS 200 and 201 are preferred but not mandatory
Tucson main campus
Monica Ramirez
Environmental Science
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
ethical hard-worker creative
Tucson main campus
Eduardo Rozo
Physics
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
Excellent GPA
Tucson main campus
Kimberly Wood
Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences
Yes
Volunteer
Experience with and/or passion for learning computer programming, data visualization, and topics related to tropical meteorology.
Tucson main campus
William Smith
The School of Natural Resources and the Environment
Yes
Paid
For Credit
Experience with field work. Experience with computer programming.
Tucson main campus
Stephen Kukolich
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
Experience with instrumentation, electronics computers or programming desirable.
Tucson main campus
Marek Rychlik
Mathematics
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Familiarity with NLP ideas, intermediate programming skills in MATLAB
Other
Jennifer Duan
Civil and Architectural Engineering and Mechanics
Yes
Paid
Fluid Mechanics, Open Channel Flow Knowledge
Tucson main campus
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
Yin Chen
Pharmacology and Toxicology
Yes
Paid
Funded by E-H-TRUE research training grant from NIEHS
Other
Michael Riggs
Animal and Biomedical Sciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
General Chemistry
Tucson main campus
Elisa Tomat
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
General Chemistry
Tucson main campus
YeonSun Lee
Pharmacology
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
General Chemistry
Tucson main campus
Jeanne Pemberton
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
General Chemistry and Organic Chemistry
Tucson main campus
Adam Daly
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
General Chemistry and prefer Organic Chemistry
Tucson main campus
Carol Dieckmann
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Yes
For Credit
General Chemistry, Biology 181
Tucson main campus
Marc Orbach
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
General Chemistry, Introductory Biology
Tucson main campus
Kenneth Johns
Physics
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Generally junior or senior Physics or ECE majors are preferred
Tucson main campus
Stacey Tecot
School of Anthropology
Yes
Paid
For Credit
Generally one course with the PI is required
Tucson main campus
Christina Laukaitis
Medicine
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Genetics
Willem Van Leeuwen
The School of Natural Resources and the Environment
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
GEOG330 Introduction to Remote Sensing or Equivalent Biophysical, GIS or Remote sensing science or programming skills. Outdoor field work.
Tucson main 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