Current Research Projects in search of Undergraduate Student Assistance

Sometimes students are unsure about the direction they want to go in their research and other times students are just looking for the experience. Here you can explore available opportunities from Faculty Mentors in need of undergraduate student help.

List of Current Projects 

Name College Email Current Projects  # of Students In Person / Remote Paid/Non-Paid Preferred skills, interests, and abilities
David Hannaway College of Agricultural Sciences [email protected] Forage Suitability Mapping 2 Remote Paid Interest in: agronomy, mappy, GIS, modeling, writing online research, livestock experience. 15-20 hours per week
Kathleen Bogart College of Liberal Arts [email protected] Psychology research lab & the Disability and Social Interaction Lab 1 TBD Paid Spanish fluency. Social science or healthcare-related major preferred. Interest and availability to work on this project for 2 years. Interest in disability equity. Apply here: 
Wei Kong College of Science [email protected] Electron diffraction and electrospray ionization 2 In-person Volunteer Interest in: electricity, mechanics and basic
Malgorzata Peszynska College of Science [email protected] Modeling thawing of permafrost; modeling of wildfires 2 TBD Paid Interest in: Differential equations and
numerical methods
Navneet Kaur College of Agricultural Sciences

[email protected]

Multiple projects (lab and field experimentation) to understand biology and ecology of insect pests in field crops 2 In-person Paid

Comfort in working with insect, pests, and other arthropod species, previous rearing experience is preferred, willingness to learn lab bench skills involving molecular biology tools, and efficiency in data organization.

Elizabeth Tomasino College of Agricultural Sciences [email protected] Assessment and management of risk associate with wildfire smoke exposure of grapes in the vineyard 1 Remote Paid Create engaging content and regularly update project website, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Preferred 2 years minimum. 
Betsey Miller College of Agricultural Sciences [email protected] Invasive Insects and Horticultural Pets Management 4 In-person Paid Field work, laboratory experience, attention to detail, prompt and tidy.
Rory Mc Donnell College of Agricultural Sciences [email protected] Biology and management of Pest Slugs and Snails 2 In-person Non-Paid Invertebrate Interest. Comfortable with slugs & snails and working in lab & field. Punctual & organized. CROP 401 enrollment.
Walter Loveland College of Science [email protected] Nuclear physics and chemistry, heavy ion physics 1 In-person Paid Junior/senior standing in science/engineering; Interest in preparation of accelerator targets for use in heavy ion research
Parichehr Salimifard College of Engineering [email protected] School of Civil & Construction Engineering 1 In-Person Paid Strong background in programming and sensor data-acquisition systems; MIME, EECS, CBEE and NSE encouraged to apply; Apply here: 

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