Contact Information
By Mail: Dan Bruton, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Stephen F. Austin State University
Box 13044 SFA Station
Nacogdoches, TX 75962-3044
                          Shipping: Dan Bruton, Ph.D., Professor
Miller Science Room S322
SFASU Physics
Nacogdoches, TX 75962-3044
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By Phone: Office: (936)468-2360
By Fax: (936)468-4448

With the help of many students Dr. Dan Bruton has discovered eleven asteroids wandering through our solar system. Three of these have now been officially named and three others are now ready to be named. Two master's thesis and over 60 publications in the Minor Planet Electronic Circulars have resulted from minor planet research at SFA to date.

In addition to being an astronomer and physicist, he is the pre-engineering advisor and conducts research in alternative energy and robotics. He teaches Foundations in Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Digital Systems, and Observational Astronomy. A complete list of research and scholarly activities can be found at