NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: A02070038 Page 1of 1 In July 2002, the complainant1 alleged a former graduate student (the subject2) a t the University committed intellectual theft when the subject incorporated some of the complainant's company's proprietary ideas into his thesis. The complainant informed us the University had conducted a n Inquiry and was currently conducting a n Investigation. We asked the University for a copy of its Inquiry Report and supplementary documentation. That documentation shows NASA, not NSF, provided the subject's funding. Accordingly, this case is closed, and we told NASA OIG about the allegation. 1 (footnote redacted). 2 (footnote redacted). Investigator Attorney Supervisor A1GI Sign / date NSF OIG Form 2 (11102)
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2003-01-03.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)