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
Konrad Zinsmaier
Neuroscience
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Rebecca Gomez
Psychology
Yes
For Credit
Minimum GPA 3.0, students must be available during the summer for 9-12 hr/week to train and must commit to 2 semesters of research the following year with ample availability during the week for testing children (9 hr/week). We take applications at our lab website annually in April. Learn more at https://www.childcognitionlab.arizona.edu/students
Tucson main campus
Gene Alexander
Psychology
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Lucy Ziurys
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Elisa Tomat
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
General Chemistry
Tucson main campus
Craig Aspinwall
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Robin Polt
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
We ONLY accept Freshmen and Sophomores.
Tucson main campus
Dong-Chul Pyun
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Yes
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Feryal Ozel
Astronomy
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Peter Reinthal
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Andrew Youdin
Steward Observatory
Yes
For Credit
Physics105a, intro to scientific computing
Tucson main campus
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
Dominic Mcgrath
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
Chemistry 151/152
Tucson main campus
Daniel Apai
Steward Observatory
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
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
Michael Heien
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Philip Hinz
Astronomy
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
None
Tucson main campus
David Velenovsky
Speech Language and Hearing Sciences
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Hearing Science, Acoustics, also can be discussed.
Tucson main campus
Eiichi Egami
Steward Observatory
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Katerina Dontsova
Environmental Science
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson off-campus
Kenneth McAllister
Humanities Administration
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None.
Tucson main campus
Albrecht Classen
German Studies
Yes
For Credit
basic understanding of the European Middle Ages, motivation, passion
Other
Mary Wildner-Bassett
German Studies
Yes
For Credit
Upper division undergraduate course status.
Tucson main campus
Ibrahim Fatkullin
Mathematics
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Tsu-Te Su
Biomedical Engineering
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus