Dr. Eddy Lee ( 李怡德 ): Staff Geophysicist at Shell. He earned his M.S. (1995) and Ph.D. (2000) in Oceanography (geological/geophysical section) from Texas A&M University. In 1999, he joined C&C Technologies, Inc., where he started his career in geohazards assessment and was involved in the development of the first commercial autonomous underwater vehicle used for collecting high-resolution seafloor imagery and seismic data. He also managed the geosciences department responsible for geohazards assessment on prospect development and well site evaluation. He continued his career with Shell in 2006 as a seismic interpreter maturing near field exploration opportunities offshore Brazil. He is currently working at French Guiana, Columbia and Guyana exploration team assessing prospect opportunities and looking after well operations. His recent award is the AAPG 2011 Jules Braunstein Memorial Award for the best presentation.
Eddy came back to Houston recently after three years of expat assignment in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where he enjoyed working with colleagues from similar culture. He is currently working at Shell Integrated Gas division where he leads acreage acquisition and supports numerous exploration/development projects. His technical skill has won several conference presentation awards, including 2011 AAPG (Association of American Petroleum Geologist) best poster, the most recent 2019 Shell Asia-Pac Conference best presentation and 2020 Shell Coach of The Year.
Eddy lives joyfully with his wife, daughter and two dogs. He exercises regularly, collect hyper-realistic iron man action figures and enjoys building Lego and making movie animation.