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

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:

  • NoHarm.Ai: Smart Prescription System
  • Flair: A very simple framework for state-of-the-art NLP
  • ShareLaTeX: A web-based collaborative LaTeX editor
  • Fleetany: Open Sourced software for Fleet Management

Teaching Experience

  • Teacher in Data Science Specialization Course at UCS
  • Teacher in Data Science for Economics and Business Course at PUCRS
  • Several Free Workshops of Machine Learning (Slides, Events)
  • Machine Learning Porto Alegre Meetup (PageRank, Self-Attention)
  • Map/Reduce in MongoDB (slides, video)


Startup Co-Founder


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


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.