NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: A07070038 11 Page 1 of 1 A significant amount of apparently copied text was found in three NSF proposals1by the ~ u b j e c tThe . ~ Subject was contacted and responded to the allegation. The Subject provided documentation indicating that he co-authored all of the apparently copied text in two of the proposals. Evidence also indicated that the Subject did not intend to copy the limited amount of non-attributed or misattributed text in the third proposal. Given the circumstances and the limited amount of text involved, we have written to the Subject suggesting that he be more careful in future proposals. No further action is warranted. Accordingly, this case is closed. SF OIG Form 2 (1 1/02)
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2007-08-27.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)