Our World - Steven Gregor Dvorak, Inventor
Born in Houston , October 14,1950
First child of John (Jerry) and Alma Dvorak
John was a civil engineer and architecture, who had a 44 year career with Humble Oil Company in Baytown;( Esso, Enco, Exxon) – and was ultimately the head of the technical division with Baytown refinery. My mother was a housewife.
My Grandfather had founded Reinforced Concrete Products Company. He taught me many basic principles of physics of geometry with makeshift "toys" he made for me. I grew up "in the shop" and was always building toys, gadgets, structures, sound equipment, etc. I knew at a very early age that I was an inventor.
Graduated as valedictorian from Waltrip High School in Houston, Texas in 1968. Voted "Most likely to succeed", won Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Mathematics Award.
Won NSF Grant to study Microbiology at UT, Austin – published paper jointly with grad student for DL Serine Dehydrase Assay technique.
Won NSF grant UT Med at MD Anderson in virology – developed new membrane immunofluorescence tests . Attended Rice, charged major several times – wrote paper plagiarized by professor (kinikinik – paper).
Graduated 1974 with B.A. in Behavioral Sciences.
Started numerous businesses- custom design- build companies, now the principal in Visenut, LLC, and CEO of New World Innovations, Inc.
"Air Gap/Soap Dispenser" Patented
"Dispensing Bottle Cap" Patented
"ViseNut" Patent Pending : First conceived while working as a general contractor in NYC, 1992
"E-Z Up Disposer Lift" Patent Pending
"SQUID Eco" Containment Device