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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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
Lei Cao
Computer Science
Yes
Volunteer
None
Tucson main campus
Daniel Diaz Ordonez
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Yes
Paid
For Credit
Physics Mathematics Matlab Advance writing skills
Tucson main campus
Alexander Bucksch
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
For Credit
none, I do offer some very practical tasks that do not require much technical knowledge However, analytical knowledge in statistics and the use of python/R scripts to perform data analysis will give you a jump start into the research here.
Tucson main campus
Lila Wollman
Physiology
Yes
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Judith Gordon
College of Nursing
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
CITI training, HIPAA training
Tucson main campus
Marlys Witte
Surgery
Yes
Paid
None
Tucson main campus
Carlos Zgheib
Surgery
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
None
Other
Brett Colson
Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Yes
Paid
For Credit
None required
Tucson main campus
Stacey Tecot
School of Anthropology
Yes
Paid
For Credit
Generally one course with the PI is required
Tucson main campus
Jeffrey Jacobs
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Fiona McCarthy
Animal and Biomedical Sciences
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Molecular biology is preferred but not required.
Online
Monica Schmidt
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Zelieann Craig
Animal and Biomedical Sciences
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Karen Schumaker
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Nathan Smith
Astronomy
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
ASTR250
Tucson main campus
Jennifer Mcintosh
Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
At least an introductory inorganic chemistry course
Tucson main campus
Tomas Cerny
Systems and Industrial Engineering
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Object-oriented design Ideally, knowledge of databases, javascript, code analysis, spring, cloud native
Tucson main campus
Rozhin Yasaei
College of Applied Science and Technology
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Programming
Tucson main campus
Elise Erickson
College of Nursing
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Sridevi Krishnan
Nutritional Sciences and Wellness
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Eung Joo Lee
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Michael Grandner
Psychiatry
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Katherine Rhodes
Immunobiology
Yes
Volunteer
None
Tucson main campus
Kenneth Liechty
Surgery
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Hee Jeong Kim
Civil and Architectural Engineering and Mechanics
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus