Congratulations to Leon for Successfully Defending His Thesis! October 25, 2018October 25, 2018 in News. Leon Lillie successfully defended his thesis entitled “Degradable Materials from Sugar-derived Feedstocks” yesterday. Leon was co-advised by Professor Reineke and Professor Tolman. Congratulations, Dr. Lillie! Recommended PostsDecember 12, 2019 Swapnil Successfully Defends ThesisSeptember 25, 2018 Congratulations to Pranav for Successfully Defending His Thesis!February 16, 2018 Congratulations to Victoria for Successfully Defending Her Thesis!