Recent Posts


  • COVID-19 Research Summary

    We have just launched a new page hosted by a team at the New York Medical College that lists and summarizes select, important peer-reviewed papers on the treatment of COVID-19.

  • Waveform Analysis

    In this update we present a model-based and experimental analysis of the flow profiles of the MIT Emergency Ventilator for different patient conditions, incorporating ISO standards.

  • Afghan Girls Robotics Team

    We excited that the Afghan Dreamers, an all-girls robotics team based in Afghanistan, has been inspired by the MIT Emergency Ventilator work and are building their own version. Congratulations to […]

  • Bench Testing & Key Specifications Update

    Testing a prototype medical device is critical and we have posted details of the testing that we perform in the lab, on the bench, to detect potential mechanical, electrical and […]

  • Alarms Update

    Good Morning from Cambridge! The List of Alarms has been updated to clearly include the threshold conditions. Sorry that these were missing! These should now match the released code.

  • Controls Update

    Along with the code release, on the Downloads page, we have updated the High Level Controls page by adding a signal waveform showing the critical timing and duration parameters that […]

  • MIT E-Vent Code Release

    We have finally opened access to our prototype code GitHub on the Downloads page. Please consider this only as a reference to understand our system operation. As a small team […]

  • MIT Team Background

    Today MIT News featured the Emergency Ventilator project. In this article we share more detail on our backgrounds and philosophy. We remain hard at work and more material is coming […]

  • Spiro Wave Launch

    New York City – Today the Spiro Wave ventilation device made its’ debut! This is the first system inspired by the MIT Emergency Ventilator to receive EUA approval, on Friday […]

  • Congratulations to team Coventor!

    Working together the University of Minnesota Medical School and Boston Scientific Corporation received official FDA EUA notification as of April 14, 2020. The current list of EUA approvals is available […]