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 –

PhD thesis Detecting Adverse Events in Electronic Health Records at PUCRS Research Group on Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare, project granted with Google Research Awards.

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

  • Teacher in Data Science Specialization Course at UCS
  • Several Free Workshops of Machine Learning in Google Colab, (2018)
  • Teaching Internship at Pontifical Catholic University, at Course Applied Artificial Intelligence (2017)
  • Sharding and Map/Reduce with MongoDB July 2012. Sao Paulo (slides, video).


Startup Co-Founder


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


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.