Henrique Dias

I'm a Data Scientist based in Porto Alegre, Brazil, and specialize in natural language processing algorithms for portuguese, now working in electronic health records data mining at PUCRS.

Health Mining Research

Ongoing Work

October 2017 –

This work aims at detecting adverse events in electronic health records using the text data of the patient as well as semi-strutured data like exams, prescriptions and scales at PUCRS NLP Research Group

Work Experience

Web Developer


March 2003 – December 2016

  • (10-16): Federal University of RS, Information Technology Analyst
  • (08-10): RS Government Data Center, Computer Technician
  • (07-08): W3Haus, Web Developer
  • (05-07): TH Marketing, Web Developer
  • (03-05): Nitrodev, Web Developer

Open Source

Here are some of open source projects that I collaborate:

  • ShareLaTeX: A web-based collaborative LaTeX editor
  • Laravel ACL: Light-weight role-based permissions system for Laravel 5 built in Auth system
  • Fleetany: Open Sourced software for Fleet Management.

Teaching Experience

  • Teaching Internship at Pontifical Catholic University, at Course Applied Artificial Intelligence (2017)
  • MongoDB: Document Oriented Databse Spring 2013. Rio Grande do Sul Federal University (Doc)
  • Sharding and Map/Reduce with MongoDB July 2012. Sao Paulo (slides, video).
  • Yii Framework Introduction Summer 2011. Rio Grande do Sul Federal University (slides).


Startup Co-Founder


  • PHP5, Laravel, Yii
  • JavaScript, jQuery, NodeJS
  • Apache, Linux
Data Science
  • MySQL, SQL Server, PostgreSQL
  • MongoDB
  • Sklearn, ScyPy, Pandas


Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

BA, MS Degrees

2004 – 2013

Porto Alegre, BR

I finished my Bacharel and Master Degrees at Federal University.

Since March 2017 I’m PhD Candidate at Pontifical Catholic Universisty of Rio Grande do Sul.