Scientists and engineers worldwide are battling the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some examples of their work, including epidemiological analysis, diagnostics, and ventilator models.

COVID-19 Research and Development with MATLAB and Simulink


Mathematical model of COVID-19 intervention scenarios for São Paulo—Brazil

Osmar Pinto Neto et al, Nature Communications, January 18 2021
paper and Zenodo code

MSC-NTF (NurOwn®) exosomes: a novel therapeutic modality in the mouse LPS-induced ARDS model

Haggai Kaspi et al, Stem Cell Research & Therapy, January 19 2021

Forecasting of medical equipment demand and outbreak spreading based on deep long short‑term memory network: the COVID‑19 pandemic in Turkey

Erdinç Koç  and Muammer Türkoğlu, Signal, Image and Video Processing, September 8 2020

Global sensitivity analysis of COVID-19 mathematical model

Zizhen Zhang et al, Alexandria Engineering Journal, February 2021

Densely connected convolutional networks-based COVID-19 screening model

Dilbag Singh et al, Applied Intelligence, February 7 2021

Study of the operation of taxi cars in an emergency situation

Dimitar Grozev et al, IOPScience, September 2020

In-host Mathematical Modelling of COVID-19 in Humans

Esteban A. Hernandez-Vargas and Jorge X. Velasco-Hernandez, Annual Reviews in Control, September 30 2020

Immune responses to SARS-CoV-2 in three children of parents with symptomatic COVID-19

Shidan Tosif et al, Nature Communications, November 11 2020

Testing sewage to home in on Covid-19

Scott Murray, Institute for Data, Systems, and Society, October 28, 2020
article, paper with MATLAB code

Covid-19 transmission modelling of students returning home from university

Paul R. Harper et al, Health Systems, January 17, 2021
paper and GitHub repo

COVID-19 intervention models: An initial aggressive treatment strategy for controlling the infection

Bismark Oduro and Vusi Mpendulo Magagula, Infect Dis Model, January 23 2021

Controlling COVID-19 Outbreaks with Financial Incentives

Chaeyoung Lee et al, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, January 15 2021

The optimal lockdown intensity for COVID-19

Jonathan P. Caulkins et al, Journal of Mathematical Economics, February 3 2021

A novel Covid-19 and pneumonia classification method based on F-transform

Turker Tuncer et al, Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems, March 15 2021

Electricity demand during pandemic times: The case of the COVID-19 in Spain

Santiago et al, Energy Policy, January 2021

Optimal COVID-19 quarantine and testing strategies

Chad R. Wells et al, Nature Communications, 2021

Management strategies in a SEIR-type model of COVID 19 community spread

Anca Rǎdulescu et al, Nature: Scientific Reports, December 4 2020

The math behind epidemics

Alison Hill, Physics Today, November 1 2020
paper, MATLAB code

Avoiding COVID-19: Aerosol Guidelines

Matthew Evans, medRxiv, June 5 2020
paper preprint

Second Version of a COVID-19 Simulator

Cleve Moler, Cleve's Corner, March 29, 2020
blog post and MATLAB code and app

How to determine when COVID-19 pool testing will be most effective

Behind the Headlines,, August 6 2020
blog post

Mathematical analysis on the dynamics of COVID-19 in India using SIR Epidemic Model

Zargar and Khanday, Mapana Journal of Sciences, August 6 2020

COVID-19 Spread Predictor

Ahmed Abel-Gawad, MATLAB File Exchange, July 18th

Mathematical modeling and a month ahead forecast of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic: an Indian scenario

Suhail Ganiny and Owais Nisar, Model Earth Sys Environ, January 12 2021

A Model for the Spread of Infectious Diseases with Application to COVID-19

Ricardo A. G. Unglaub and Kathrin Spendier, Challenges, February 5 2021

Principal Component Analysis Applications in COVID-19 Genome Sequence Studies

Bo Wang and Lin Jiang, Cognitive Computation, January 13 2021

Comparative cost-effectiveness of SARS-CoV-2 testing strategies in the USA: a modelling study

Zhanwei Du et al, The Lancet: Public Health, February 4, 2021

Tracking COVID-19 using online search

Vasileios Lampos et al, NPJ Digital Medicine, February 8 2021

The effect of weather data on the spread of COVID-19 in Jordan

Eman Abdelhafez et al, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, January 9 2021

Design of 3D-printable nasopharyngeal swabs in Matlab for COVID-19 testing

Yilun Sun et al, Transactions on Additive Manufacturing Meets Medicine, September 9 2020

A quantitative and qualitative analysis of the COVID-19 pandemic model

Sarbaz Khoshnaw et al, Chaos, Solitons & Fractals, September 2020

A COVID-19 Epidemiological Model for Community and Policy Maker Use

Alex De Visscher, Concordia University, arXiv, March 19, 2020
paper preprint with model code

COVID-19 SimBiology SEIR Model Examples

Fulden Buyukozturk, MATLAB File Exchange, May 29 2020

Ventilator Research and Development Resources

These MATLAB and Simulink examples and research papers were used to help with the ventilator shortage. Some are foundational references.

Pressure - Volume Controlled Mechanical Ventilator: Modeling and Simulation

Fikret YALÇINKAY, 9th International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ELECO), 2015

Ventilator Example with Closed-Loop Control on Low Cost Hardware

Steve Miller, GitHub, April 2020
GitHub repo with Simulink and Simscape models

Neonatal Ventilator Modeling using Simulink

Ravali K, GitHub, April 2020
GitHub repo with Simulink and Simscape models

Artificial Ventilation Simulator

Jakub R'afl, Czech Technical University in Prague, 2008
Masters thesis

A Novel Methodology for the Design of a Portable Ventilator

Subha Hency Jose P. et al, International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE), November 2019

Medical Ventilator with Lung Model (Simscape Example)

Positive-pressure medical ventilator system that models the lung using Translational Mechanical Converter (MA), which converts moist air pressure into translational motion. 
Simscape model

Modelling and Simulation of Pressure Controlled Mechanical Ventilation System

Noman Q. Al-Naggar, Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering (JBiSE), 2015