NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: 1-16-0113-0 Page 1 of 1 This investigation was initiated pursuant to allegations that a Principal Investigator 1 (PI) at a University2 paid the complainant's 3 postdoctoral salary with NSF award funds, but for work outside the scope of the NSF awards. In addition, the complainant alleged that the PI retaliated against him for reporting concerns about his salary to her and the University's Human Resources department. We reviewed documentation provided by the complainant and the University, as well as, NSF award files, and found no evidence to substantiate the complainant's allegation. We reviewed the complainant's retaliation allegation and detennined that our office did not have jurisdiction to investigate the matter. Accordingly, this investigation is closed. 2 NSF 010 Fonn 2 (11/02)
Admin. Financial Violations (PI/PS)
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2017-05-03.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)