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My name is Dr. Luis Moreira-Matias and I have a MsC in Software Engineering and a Phd in Machine Learning (ML) from U. Porto since 2009 and 2015, respectively.

Between 2014-2018, I've led AI research lines for Predictive Analytics at NEC Research Labs (Heidelberg, Germany), 2018-2020, where I led ~15 braves on developing ML applications for Consumer Loan business (e.g.: credit scoring) as Head of Data Science at Monedo (Hamburg, Germany) (ex-Kreditech). Currently, I am Head of Data Science at Finiata leading all Data processes and teams on bringing ML-based products for Business Lending to reality.

My main interests are: Supervised Learning (Classification/Regression/Time Series Analysis), Adaptive Learning systems (to learn from non stationary distributions) and Automated Machine Learning (AutoML) - i.e., to learn how to develop different ML pipelines tailored to different projects/verticals on a fully automated fashion. On the application side, I am interested on Financial Services (5 yrs. exp.), followed by Transportation/Logistics (9 yrs. exp.) and Retail/E-commerce.

Together with the amazing collaborators that I had the opportunity to work with in my professional career, I've developed prototypes over my own novel learning frameworks using R and, lately, Python over AWS Cloud tech stack. Occasionally, I've also used /C/C++.

Nowadays, I focus more on Data Science Management and Data Executive/Strategist roles. Firstly, this implies to create, roll-out and oversee an organization-wide data processing strategy and a regulation-compliant roadmap for its monetization (with proprietary ML technology and in-house R&D). Secondly, I am focused on how to hire, groom and retain exceptional Data Science talent, as well as to manage, supervise and organize them to deliver on-time product-grade software which enables the deployment of our ML frameworks. For additional information, please check my CV.

Thank you for visiting my personal homepage!

Contacts: luis.moreira.matias[at] .::. (+49) 152 52902933

Latest Updates

21/10/2021 - I just gave a keynote on the opening of the 2nd Edition of the Master in Data Science and Engineering at University of Porto!!!

04/09/2021 - I just got nominated to be part of the ECML/PKDD Steering Committee as Industrial Liasion!!!

01/04/2021 - I just got invited to be part of the Program Committee of CIKM 2021!!!

18/03/2021 - Just joined Finiata as Head of Data Science! And we are hiring! !!!

14/12/2020 - My pioneer work on predicting mobility patterns for on-demand transportation networks as been rewarded with the George N. Saridis Best Transactions Paper Award (2016 vintage)!!!

06/12/2020 - I just got a new patent granted on Automated Scalable Co-Clustering! This system - with applications to Biology and Retail - is able to find clusters under certain contexts/subfeature spaces! Check it out here!!!

14/09/2020 - I just got invited to be part of the Program Committee of AAAI 2021!!!

06/09/2020 - The Part 1 of my first technology blog post Zero-Stack Data Scientist" is out!

15/08/2020 - I was Guest Lecturer of "AI for Executives" course from Halmstad University for leaders from Ericsson, Schneider Electric, Alfa Laval, among others!

12/08/2020 - I am #keynoteSpeaker of Bremen.AI's Data Lounge, next 26/08/2020, 18:00 CEST!

31/03/2020 - I just got invited to be part of the Program Committee of Demo Track of ECML/PKDD 2020!!!

21/02/2020 - I just got invited to be part of the Program Committee of CIKM 2020!!!

13/02/2020 - I am #keynoteSpeaker of Data Science UA Conference 2020! Stay tuned to know more!!

22/01/2020 - I just got invited to be Senior Program Committee member (Area Chair) of ECML/PKDD 2020!!!

09/12/2019 - Just got a Patent granted on a AI-based system to estimate mass transit vehicle pax based on GPS data standlone. Check it out here!!!

30/10/2019 - I just got invited to be Sponsorship and Industrial Track Chair of ECML/PKDD 2020!!!

22/10/2019 - I just got invited to be part of the Program Committee of ISMIS 2020!!!

01/10/2019 - Just got a Patent granted on a AI-based system for Highway/road incident prediction for short-term horizons. Check it out here!!!

20/07/2019 - I am #keynoteSpeaker of It Arena 2019! Stay tuned to know more!!

12/07/2019 - I just got a paper accepted on IEEE T-ITS about Trajectory Prediction!!!

08/07/2019 - My ex-student, Amal Saadallah is among the finalists of DatSci Awards 2019!!!

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