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
Roberto Guzman
Chemical and Environmental Engineering
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Students that succed in my lab, have usually basic skill of chemistry and knowledge of biochemistry.
Tucson main campus
Johann Rafelski
Physics
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Senior Year, some exceptional case Junior
Tucson main campus
Solange Duhamel
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Previous experience in a microbiology or chemistry lab preferred.
Tucson main campus
John Rutherfoord
Physics
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Stuart Craig
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Yes
Paid
The lab performs high-speed/hypersonic wind tunnel experiments. No hard prerequisites, at least 1 year of undergrad preferred. Positions are competitive and the number of openings varies.
Tucson main campus
Jekan Thangavelautham
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Ingmar Riedel-Kruse
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Chi-Kwan Chan
Steward Observatory
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
Basic programming skill in C or Python; able to understand basic physics equations.
Tucson main campus
Tim Eifler
Astronomy
Yes
Paid
For Credit
curiosity, coding
Tucson main campus
Kaustubh Thirumalai
Geosciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
Strong interest in ocean science and paleontology.
Tucson main campus
Amanda Mainzer
Planetary Sciences
Yes
Paid
None
Tucson main campus
Matthew Goode
The School of Natural Resources and the Environment
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Gail Heath
Mining and Geological Engineering
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
desire to learn
Other
Todd Schlenke
Entomology
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
none
Tucson main campus
Dawn Gouge
Entomology
Yes
Volunteer
None
Other
Chi Zhou
Animal and Biomedical Sciences
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Knowledge or strong interest in molecular biology, cell biology, and/or reproductive physiology is a plus.
Tucson off-campus
Leif Abrell
Environmental Science
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Organic chemistry
Tucson main campus
Alicja Babst-Kostecka
Environmental Science
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Online
Ashley Snider
Nutritional Sciences and Wellness
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Paul Ferre
Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences
Yes
Volunteer
None
Tucson main campus
Jason Wertheim
Medicine Administration
Yes
Volunteer
None
Tucson main campus
Kristian Doyle
Immunobiology
Yes
Paid
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Ali Behrangi
Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Melville Wohlgemuth
Neuroscience
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Not necessary.
Tucson main campus
Urs Utzinger
Biomedical Engineering
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
introductory course in programming
Tucson main campus