NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: A07040019 Page 1 of 1 An allegation of plagiarism of text and figures from two source texts was brought against the subject1regarding an NSF proposal.2 Further examination found plagiarism from the same two source texts in a second proposal3by the Subject. Evidence suggested that the Subject had co-authored one of the two source texts.4 The Subject was contacted regarding the one remaining source textSand responded to the allegation. Evidence indicated that the Subject and the lead/corresponding author6of the source text were collaborators, and that the leadlcorresponding author had given the Subject permission to use the text and figures in question. Accordingly, this case is closed and no further action will be taken. NSF 01G Form 2 ( 1 1/02) II
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2007-05-25.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)