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Mission

The Shell Center for Sustainability's mission is to foster an interdisciplinary program of research, outreach, and education to address actions that can be taken to ensure the sustainable development of communities' living standards, interpreted broadly, to encompass all factors affecting the overall quality of life.
Mark Juedeman

Mark Juedeman

Sr. Staff Geophysicist (retired)
Shell Oil Company

Founding Member of Transition Houston
Global Transition Movement

Mark Juedeman retired in 2010 from a 30+ year career with Shell, where he worked as a Senior Staff Geophysicist on exploration and development projects in domestic onshore and offshore, the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico, and Deepwater Brazil. He has a BS in Earth Science/Geophysics from Montana State University and an MS in Geology from the University of Houston, and completed the program in Applied Geohydrology at the University of New Orleans. Mark and his family have lived in both Houston and New Orleans. While in New Orleans, Mark was involved with bicycle advocacy as a board member of the Metro Bicycle Coalition, environmental advocacy as a volunteer and board member of The Green Project, and education as board member and board chair of St. Paul's Episcopal School. Since returning to Houston he has become a founding member of Transition Houston (part of the global Transition movement to address climate change, peak oil, and economic instability), a member of the executive committee of the Houston Food Policy Workgroup, and a Board member of Urban Harvest.  Mark teaches at the University of Houston as adjunct faculty in the Department of Petroleum Engineering.