About the Authors

Vinay Satish Kumar
Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Costas D. Maranas
Department of Chemical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Corresponding Author

costas@psu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: VSK CDM. Performed the experiments: VSK. Analyzed the data: VSK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: VSK. Wrote the paper: VSK CDM.