Scientists and engineers worldwide are rising to battle the COVID-19 crisis. Here are some examples of their work, including epidemiological analysis, diagnostics, and ventilator models.

COVID-19 Research and Development with MATLAB and Simulink


Time, space and social interactions: exit mechanisms for the Covid-19 epidemics

Antonio Scala et al, Nature, August 13 2020

Value of PET/CT and MATLAB in Detection of COVID-19 in an Oncology Patient - Case Report

Michael Masoomi et al, American Journal of Internal Medicine, August 25 2020

A cost–benefit analysis of the COVID-19 disease

Rowthorn and Maciejowski, Oxford Review of Economic Policy, August 29 2020

Modeling Reading Ability Gain in Kindergarten Children during COVID-19 School Closures

Xue Bao et al, Internal Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, September 1 2020

COVID19 Data Fitting with Linear and Nonlinear Regression

Lorand Gabriel Parajdi, MATLAB File Exchange, August 2020

COVID-19 Spread Predictor

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

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

The end of social confinement and COVID-19 re-emergence risk

Leonardo López and Xavier Rodó, Nature, June 2020

Stability analysis of mathematical model new corona virus (COVID-19) disease spread in population

Abderrahim Labzai et al, Communications in Mathematical Biology and Neuroscience, July 14 2020

Applications in Response to COVID-19: Mask Detection

Wanbin Song, Deep Learning, June 11 2020
Blog post and MATLAB code

Dynamic modeling and analysis of COVID‐19 in different transmission process and control strategies

Lin Hu and Lin‐Fei Nie, Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences, August 29 2020

Herd immunity thresholds for SARS-CoV-2 estimated from unfolding epidemics

Ricardo Aguas et al, medRxiv, August 31 2020
paper preprint and GitHub MATLAB repo

LAMP-Seq: Population-Scale COVID-19 Diagnostics Using Combinatorial Barcoding

Jonathan L. Schmid-Burgk et al, bioRxiv, June 8 2020
paper preprint and MATLAB code

The COVID-19 Pandemic in Africa: Predictions using the SIR Model

Musalula Sinkala, medRxiv, June 1 2020
paper preprint and MATLAB code

Animation of COVID-19 Weekly Cases in England

Duncan Barclay, MATLAB File Exchange, July 2020

Avoiding COVID-19: Aerosol Guidelines

Matthew Evans, medRxiv, June 5 2020
paper preprint

Group Testing for COVID-19: How to Stop Worrying and Test More

Lakshmi Narasimhan Theagarajan, arXiv, April 15 2020
paper preprint and MATLAB code

COVID-19 SimBiology SEIR Model Examples

Fulden Buyukozturk, MATLAB File Exchange, May 29 2020

Parameter Estimation of COVID-19 Pandemic Model with Self Protection

Kassahun Getnet Mekonen et al, medRxiv, August 26 2020
paper preprint

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

Second Version of a COVID-19 Simulator

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

Ventilator Research and Development Resources

These MATLAB and Simulink examples and research papers may be useful for industry leaders and researchers who are working on a rapid design for ventilators. Some of these 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