NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Numbe't: 1-1107003~ Page 1 of 1 We received ~ complaint alleging that a former NSF Program Officer1 who had worked at NSF under the Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA), claimed to improperly influence an award2 to his homeinstitution. 3 We reviewed the grant file and found that the proposal was awarded after a peer review panel highly rated the proposal. We also found that conflict between the former NSF Program officer and his home institution was identified and appropriate actions were taken to exclude this individual from actions related to the proposal and subsequent award. This case is cldsed-with no further action taken. 2 NSF OIG Form 2 ( 11102)
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2012-04-29.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)