About the Chairman
Elton N. Kaufmann, Chairman of Cycloid Fathom Group, is trained as a physicist and materials scientist. He has been a researcher and manager at both industrial and government laboratories in the United States. Over five decades, he has worked with the communications industry and applications of technology to energy security and national defense. He is closely associated in leadership positions with professional societies in the USA, Europe and Asia. His technical expertise spans several areas in the physical sciences and his editorial experience extends from archival scientific publication of journals and books to development materials such as newsletters, brochures, and web content.
His interest in photography dates to 1985, focusing primarily on the monochrome silver print with a particular interest in societal commentary, natural and artificial patterns that surround us, and the human condition. The Gallery at this web site illustrates silver and canvas prints of his images and books of his photography with associated commentary.