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

Modeling lung perfusion abnormalities to explain early COVID-19 hypoxemia

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

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

Epidemic Characteristics of COVID-19 in Africa

Lijun Wang et al, Social Physics, September 29 2020
paper

A data driven analysis and forecast of an SEIARD epidemic model for COVID-19 in Mexico

Ugo Avila-Ponce de Leo'n et al, Big Data and Information Analytics, September 23 2020
paper

Analysis of the fractional corona virus pandemic via deterministic modeling

Nguyen Huy Tuan et al, Mathematical Models in the Applied Sciences, September 6 2020
paper

Haar wavelet collocation approach for the solution of fractional order COVID-19 model using Caputo derivative

Kamal Shah et al, Alexandria Engineering Journal, September 14 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

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

Leonardo López and Xavier Rodó, Nature, June 2020
paper

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
paper

Applications in Response to COVID-19: Mask Detection

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

COVID-19 SimBiology SEIR Model Examples

Fulden Buyukozturk, MATLAB File Exchange, May 29 2020

Analysis of second outbreak of COVID-19 after relaxation of control measures in India

Xinchen Yu et al, Nonlinear Dynamics, October 10 2020
paper

On modeling of coronavirus-19 disease under Mittag-Leffler power law

Samia Bushnaq et al, Advances in Difference Equations, September 11 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

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
MATLAB code

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

Effects of information-induced behavioural changes during the COVID-19 lockdowns: the case of Italy

Bruno Buonomo and Rosella Della Marca, Royal Society Open Science, September 18 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

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
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