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Robert Sylvia, M.A.

Adjunct Professor
Phone: (626) 815-5301
Robert Sylvia, Jr., M.A., is an adjunct professor for the School of Adult and Professional Studies (APS) at Azusa Pacific University (APU). Robert spent seven years serving as a nuclear engineering officer in the United States Navy. For the past eight years, he has worked for TXI Riverside Cement as head of the Quality Control Department at the company’s Oro Grande, California manufacturing facility. Robert integrates his expertise in leadership, quality management, process improvement, labor relations, employee training and industrial safety with APU’s curriculum.


Master of Arts, Management - University of Redlands
Bachelor of Arts, Physics and Mathematics – University of San Diego
Graduate - Naval Nuclear Power School, Orlando, Florida
Graduate - Naval Nuclear Prototype Training, Idaho Falls, Idaho
Graduate - Surface Warfare Officer’s School, Coronado, California

Naval Nuclear Engineer, Department of Energy


  • School of Adult and Professional Studies


  • Employee Training
  • Industrial Safety
  • Labor Relations
  • Leadership
  • Process Improvement
  • Quality Management