Congratulations to Victoria for Successfully Defending Her Thesis! February 16, 2018February 21, 2018 in News. Victoria Szlag successfully defended her Ph.D. thesis today. Victoria was co-advised by Professor Reineke and Professor Haynes. Congratulations, Dr. Szlag! Recommended PostsAugust 25, 2017 Congratulations to Yogesh for successfully defending his thesis!December 18, 2017 Congratulations to Mammad for Successfully Defending His Thesis!August 30, 2017 Congratulations to Will for successfully defending his thesis!