Advisory Committee member
Robert Mellin is an Associate Professor (Post-Retirement) in the Faculty of Engineering, Peter Guo-hua Fu School of Architecture, McGill University. He has been a registered architect since 1978 and has received numerous awards for his commitment to preserving the built heritage of Newfoundland and Labrador, such as his efforts in Tilting to preserve and restore houses, fishing stages and vegetable root cellars. Among his many professional affiliations and distinctions (see 2-page bio-sketch) are his election to the Royal Canadian Academy (R.C.A.) (2002), a Doctor of Letters honoris causa, Memorial University (2015), appointments to the Order of Canada (2014) and the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador (2018), Past-President of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts (an honorary organization of over 700 established professional artists and designers across Canada), and a Fellow of the Royal Architecture Institute of Canada.