He is a theoretical physicist and engineer, and was the Dean of Science and Technology at the New York Institute of Technology. He was President of the Joyce Kilmer Centennial Commission, and the Highland Park, New Jersey Centennial Commission.
Brudner was born in Brooklyn, New York in May 29, 1931. He received his B.S. in Engineering Physics in 1952 and graduated cum laude from New York University. Two years later, he received his M.S. in Physics, and then his Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics in 1959, also from New York University.
He was President of Medical Development, Inc. originally in Jersey City, New Jersey and later in Fort Lee, New Jersey in 1962. Brudner then was professor, and later the Dean of Science and Technology at the New York Institute of Technology from 1962 to 1964. He moved to the American Can Company in 1964 and stayed till 1967. He became Vice President of research and development at Westinghouse Learning Corporation, a computer service and training consulting firm owned by Westinghouse Electric, from 1967 to 1971. From 1971 to 1976 he was President of Westinghouse Learning Corporation. He was made a fellow of the IEEE in 1978, "for leadership in the development and application of computers and electronic, audio-visual systems in education and training." He later was the President of the Joyce Kilmer Centennial Commission, in New Brunswick, New Jersey from 1985 to the present. He was also President of the Highland Park, New Jersey Centennial Commission. As of 2008 he resides in Highland Park, New Jersey and writes on Babylonian mathematics.