NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS CLOSEOUT MEMORANDUM Case Number: 113010005 Page 1 of 1 This case was opened from an allegation 1 that a university2 professor3 was misusing funds from an NSF award4• We reviewed award information in NSF's files as well as financial information pertinent to the award provided by the university, which did not support the complainant's allegations. We talked to the individual5 who made the allegation, and he was unable to provide any specific information relevant to the allegations. We also talked to two individuals involved with the award, one of whom was identified by the complainant as having evidence to support his allegations, and both contradicted the allegations. Thus, we did not find any evidence of fraud, waste or abuse in this award. As a result, this I case is closed. 1 NSF OIG Form 2 (11/02)
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 2014-02-05.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)