1 'I NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION 4201 WILSON BOULEVARD I! Page 1 of 2 ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA 22230 OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL MEMORANDUM . . Date: January 26,1999 '1 To: 1 e - ant Inspector General for Investigations 'I From: p e c i a l Agen !I I RE: Closeout i I Background i ) Investigation I[ The investigation ad encountered difficulties in synthesizing adequate quantities of the essential for its work. A i a result, the , compound had not been forwarded to its subcontractor, o r e v a l F o n . ART had requested a no cost extension to its Phase I grant and received an extension through February 28,1998. I1 a d further difficulties in another no cost extension. requested that m e t u r n unexpended funds received $49,998 of the projected $74,998 from NSF and unexpended funds in an amount of $36,481 on July 30, report on September 2 1,1998. the award on September 25, 1998 due to t a t e d in the Phase 1 /I Closeout age 2 of 2 ll Conclusions There is no evidence of criminal misconduct on the part of-)tified the NSF program . - manager of its difficulties in accomplishing its researc objectiyes and returned the unused *ortion of its award when requested by the NSF rnadager. Based on these findings this case is closed.
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 1999-01-26.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)