Armita Nourmohammad is an assistant professor of physics and applied mathematics at the University of Washington and an affiliate investigator at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. She works at the interface of statistical physics and biology, with a focus on evolution, immunology, and protein science. She obtained her PhD in 2012 from the University of Cologne, Germany, and joined Princeton University as a James S. McDonnell postdoctoral fellow. In 2017, she joined the Max Planck Institute of Dynamics and Self-Organization, Germany, as a research group leader and the University of Washington as an assistant professor of physics. She is a recipient of an NSF CAREER award, an NIH MIRA award, and the APS-DBIO Early Career Award.