Research Coaches

Research Coaches are UTA students trained to help you complete your research projects.


Research Coaches are available in the Academic Plaza, 2nd floor Central Library


Monday - Thursday,  9am - 10pm 

Friday - Saturday, 9am - 8pm

Sunday, 12pm - 8pm


Drop-by the Academic Plaza or email a coach directly to set an individualized appointment.



I am a freshman and my intended majors are Management and Marketing. I gained experience with the research process through a program at my high school called the International Baccalaureate. In this rigorous program, I had to do research in all of my classes and this truly helped me become more experienced with research and formatting papers. I'm always willing to help with anything that I can, so do not ever hesitate to come and talk to me! I'll be at the library roaming or sitting near the center of the 2nd floor.



Hi, my name is Adam Perez and I am a freshman planning to major in Civil Engineering. I love talking and meeting new people, so don't be shy to ask for help. In high school I became familiar with the research process by working on projects such as constructing a down scaled Roman Aqueduct, making an underwater ROV for the Grand Prairie Fire Department, building a functioning AM/FM Radio, and creating a plat of Dubiski Career High School. If you're in need of help or have any questions, I'll be on the 2nd floor of the central library.  :)



Hello, my name is Sanchit Sharma. I am a graduate student pursuing MS in Electrical Engineering and have a Bachelors degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering. My research endeavors have spanned over embedded systems and I also own two internationally recognized papers. I believe that the idea of performing research may seem onerous at the outset, but with a strong will-power and good guidance an individual can conquer mountains. It would be an honor to mentor young aspiring researchers and I am looking forward to meeting some really smart individuals. Visit me at the Academic Plaza (2nd floor, Central Library). 




Hello! My name is Efret Ghirmazion. I am a junior pursuing my Bachelors of Science in Nursing with a minor in Psychology. My experience in research process is conducting my own independent research study in Summer 2017 as a member of the Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program. My research study was Health Habits on Nurses and Nursing College Students. The purpose of this research student study is to describe general health habits as perceived by nurses and nursing college students in a large state university. The McNair Scholars Program has provided me the guidance, mentoring opportunities, academic support, and research internship to help me as I continue on to graduate school. I have obtained the essential skills for research that can be applied by everyone to learn and grow as a future researcher one day. I am ready to assist everyone with all their research questions and look forward to working with you all. Visit me on the 2nd floor of the Central Library in the Academic Plaza for any assistance!



My name is Fiyinfoluwa Joyce Morenikeji. I am a sophomore with a comprehensive knowledge in research, and my intended major is Nursing. My first research paper proved to be challenging. I had so many questions, and it seemed like no one could answer, this intrigued me and I decided to use this experience to help others who feel lost or confused when writing a research paper. I know it always seems like a long process, but if you stop by at the Academic Plaza (2nd floor, Central Library) and you see me we could work on your research paper together, and I will try my possible best to answer all your questions.



My name is Jasmine, I'm a freshman pursuing a major in Nursing. I'm a friendly enthusiastic person happily willing to assist students in any way. My experience with research papers comes from my rigorous AP and IB courses in high school where research papers were a regular occurrence. From that experience I know where things may become difficult, when your thesis just isn't as strong as you want it to be, you're not meeting or you're exceeding your word limit, and even just knowing where to find your information. If you're ever stuck, the other research coaches and I would love to help, just come visit us in the Central Library! 




Hi there! I’m Jane Cloud and I would love to help you with any research questions you may have! As a sophomore in college pursuing nursing, I’ve taken multiple science classes which have required us to write research papers. As a member of the Honors College, I enjoy working hard to ensure everything is the best it can be. I was able to graduate with my Associate of Science before I graduated from high school at 18, which gave me many opportunities to become familiar with not only the research process of writing a paper and finding reliable sources, but also formatting papers in multiple styles including APA, MLA, American Chemical Society, and the Council of Science Editors. Come find me on the second floor of the library if you have any questions. Hope to see you soon!



Hello, my name is Zak King. I am a senior currently pursuing my Bachelors of Arts in History, with a minor in English. My goal after I graduate is to enroll in the Masters in History program here at UTA. In the early years of my college career, I quickly learned the importance of obtaining knowledge for research. With the help of my professors at UTA and extensive devotion to my studies, I was able to acquire essential skills for research projects that can be utilized by everyone, regardless of their familiarity with research. I am here to assist anyone in any and all of their research questions and look forward to working with you. Come see me on the 2nd floor of the Central Library in the Academic Plaza for any assistance I can provide for you.



My name is Ololade Mafimidiwo (I also go by Lola) and I am currently an Electrical Engineering Senior. I have done extensive research in several subject areas such as Physics, History, English, Communications, Engineering and many more. I have also gained valuable research experience through my participation in the UTA Honors College. Hence, I am adept in numerous research processes, writing and formatting styles. I am very friendly and I enjoy helping students, so feel free to come to me with your questions and concerns. We will work together to meet your research needs in the most engaging way possible. I am located on the 2nd floor of the Central Library and I can also be reached through UTA email. Hope to see you soon!