NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: I-16-0060-O Page 1 of 1 We received an allegation that a Professor 1 at a University 2 who was the Principal Investigator (PI) on NSF awards, had falsified information in proposals and submitted false claims. It was alleged that the PI’s proposals misrepresented the time commitments and participation of key personnel and laboratory facilities. We reviewed the relevant proposals and award documents and interviewed NSF Program Officers and witnesses. Ultimately, the allegations were not substantiated. This case is closed with no further action taken. 1 2 NSF OIG Form 2 (11/02)
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2017-07-05.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)