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

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

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

How long should the COVID-19 lockdown continue?

Jonathan Caulkins et al, PLOS ONE, December 2 2020
paper

Effects of Covid-19 on Crude Oil Price and Future Forecast Using a Model Application and Machine Learning

Azubuike H Amadi et al, European Journal of Engineering Research and Science (EJERS), December 2020
paper

Face masks considerably reduce COVID-19 cases in Germany

Timo Mitze et al, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, December 3 2020
paper

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
paper

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

Shidan Tosif et al, Nature Communications, November 11 2020
paper

Testing sewage to home in on Covid-19

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

A network model of Italy shows that intermittent regional strategies can alleviate the COVID-19 epidemic

Fabio Della Rossa et al, Nature Communications, October 9 2020
paper

COVID-19 Spread Predictor

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

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

Behind the Headlines, mathworks.com, 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
paper

COVID-19 SimBiology SEIR Model Examples

Fulden Buyukozturk, MATLAB File Exchange, May 29 2020

The interplay of movement and spatiotemporal variation in transmission degrades pandemic control

Nicholas Kortessis et al, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, October 5 2020
paper

A fractional order approach to modeling and simulations of the novel COVID-19

Isaac Owusu-Mensah et al, Adv Differ Equ, December 3 2020
paper

The math behind epidemics

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

A deep transfer learning model with classical data augmentation and CGAN to detect COVID-19 from chest CT radiography digital images

Mohamed Loey et al, Special Issue: Bio-Inspired Computing for Deep Learning Applications, October 26 2020
paper

Modeling lung perfusion abnormalities to explain early COVID-19 hypoxemia

Jacob Herrmann et al, Nature Communications, September 28 2020
paper

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
paper

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
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

Modeling Growth, Containment and Decay of the COVID-19 Epidemic in Italy

Francesco Capuano, Frontiers in Physics, November 30 2020
paper

Patient Flow Dynamics in Hospital Systems During Times of COVID-19: Cox Proportional Hazard Regression Analysis

Sudhir Bhandari et al, Frontiers in Public Health, December 8 2020
paper

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
paper

The effectiveness of social bubbles as part of a Covid-19 lockdown exit strategy, a modelling study

Trystan Leng et al, Wellcome Open Research, September 10 2020
pre-review paper

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

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

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

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
paper

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
paper

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
paper