Scientists and engineers worldwide continue to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some examples of their work in epidemiology, diagnostics, and public health.

COVID-19 Research and Development with MATLAB and Simulink

An efficient nonstandard computer method to solve a compartmental epidemiological model for COVID-19 with vaccination and population migration

Jorge E. Herrera-Serrano et al, Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, June 2022
paper, MATLAB code (Appendix A)

Systematic evaluating and modeling of SARS-CoV-2 UVC disinfection

Sebastian Freeman et al, Nature: Scientific Reports, April 7 2022

SARS-CoV-2 virus transfers to skin through contact with contaminated solids

Saeed Behzadinasab et al, Nature: Scientific Reports, November 24 2021

Mathematical modeling of COVID-19 transmission dynamics between healthcare workers and community

Lemjini Masandawa et al, Results in Physics, September 6 2021

Characterization of the Second Wave of COVID-19 in India

Rajesh Ranjan et al, medRxiv, May 2 2021
paper preprint

Smartphone science: apps test and track infectious diseases

Sandeep Ravindran, Nature, May 10 2021

A novel methodology for epidemic risk assessment of COVID-19 outbreak

A. Pluchino et al, Nature: Scientific Reports, March 5 2021

Toolbox to simulate and mitigate COVID-19 propagation

Zahrate El Oula Frihi et al, SoftwareX, June 2021
paper and GitHub MATLAB code repo

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

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

Second Version of a COVID-19 Simulator

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

Evidence for content-dependent timing of real-life events during COVID-19 crisis

Keren Taub et al, Scientific Reports, June 2 2022

HIV and COVID-19 co-infection: A mathematical model and optimal control

N. Ringa et al, Informatics in Medicine Unlocked, 2022

COVID-DeepPredictor: Recurrent Neural Network to Predict SARS-CoV-2 and Other Pathogenic Viruses

Indrajit Saha et al, Frontiers in Genetics, February 11 2021
paper and MATLAB code

Emergence of unique SARS-CoV-2 ORF10 variants and their impact on protein structure and function

Sk. Sarif Hassan et al, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, January 1 2022
paper and related article

Cognitive deficits in people who have recovered from COVID-19

Adam Hampshire et al, EClinical Medicine, July 22 2021

Modeling serological testing to inform relaxation of social distancing for COVID-19 control

Alicia N. M. Kraay et al, Nature Communications, December 3 2021
paper and MATLAB code

Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 during air travel: a descriptive and modelling study

Jinjun Zhang et al, Infectious Diseases, August 31 2021

ANFIS-Net for automatic detection of COVID-19

Afnan Al-ali et al, Nature: Scientific Reports, August 27 2021

Temporal Dynamics of COVID-19 Outbreak and Future Projections: A Data-Driven Approach

Rajesh Ranjan, Transactions of the Indian National Academy of Engineering, June 6 2020

Face masks effectively limit the probability of SARS-CoV-2 transmission

Yafang Cheng et al, Science, May 20 2021
paper, MATLAB code and data

Cognitive impairment and altered cerebral glucose metabolism in the subacute stage of COVID-19

Jonas A Hosp et al, BRAIN: A Journal of Neurology, April 3 2021

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

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

I. 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

Avoiding COVID-19: Aerosol Guidelines

Matthew Evans, medRxiv, June 5 2020
paper preprint

COVID-19 SimBiology SEIR Model Examples

Fulden Buyukozturk, MATLAB File Exchange, May 29 2020

COVID-19 Spread Predictor

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

A new estimation method for COVID-19 time-varying reproduction number using active cases

Agus Hasan et al, Scientific Reports, April 23 2022
paper, MATLAB code and datasets

The role of kidney dysfunction in COVID-19 and the influence of age

Edoardo La Porta et al, Scientific Reports, May 23 2022

Optimal control problem arising from COVID-19 transmission model with rapid-test

Dipo Aldila et al, Results in Physics, June 2022

Long-term forecasting of the COVID-19 epidemic

University College London, January 15 2022

Automated COVID-19 and Heart Failure Detection Using DNA Pattern Technique with Cough Sounds

Mehmet Ali Kobat et al, Diagnostics, October 22 2021

Machine learning detects SARS-CoV-2 and variants rapidly on DNA aptamer metasurfaces

Hulya Torun et al, medRxiv, August 8 2021
paper preprint

Characterizing long COVID in an international cohort: 7 months of symptoms and their impact

Hannah E. Davis et al, EClinical Medicine, July 15 2021

Data-driven estimation of COVID-19 community prevalence through wastewater-based epidemiology

Xuan Li et al, Science of the Total Environment, October 2021

Compartmental Model Suggests Importance of Innate Immune Response to COVID‑19 Infection in Rhesus Macaques

Ericka Mochan et al, Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, May 26 2021

Modeling the cardiac response to hemodynamic changes associated with COVID-19: a computational study

Luca Dede et al, Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, April 15 2021

A single dose of recombinant VSV-ΔG-spike vaccine provides protection against SARS-CoV-2 challenge

Yfat Yahalom-Ronen et al, Nature Communications,
December 16 2020

Seismic evidence of the COVID-19 lockdown measures: a case study from eastern Sicily (Italy)

Andrea Cannata et al, EGU: Solid Earth, February 2 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

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

The math behind epidemics

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

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

Behind the Headlines, mathworks.com, August 6 2020
blog post

Ventilator Research and Development Resources

Most of these MATLAB and Simulink examples and research papers were used to help with the ventilator shortage in early 2020.  Others 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

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