About the Authors

Mian Wang

Affiliation Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, The George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

Benjamin Holmes

Affiliation Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, The George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

Xiaoqian Cheng

Affiliation Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, The George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

Wei Zhu

Affiliation Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, The George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

Michael Keidar

Affiliation Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, The George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

Lijie Grace Zhang

lgzhang@gwu.edu

Affiliations Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, The George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America, Department of Medicine, The George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MW MK LZ. Performed the experiments: MW XC WZ. Analyzed the data: MW XC BH WZ LZ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: XC MK. Wrote the paper: MW BH LZ.