Closeout for M98120044 () On ~ecember1998, we were informed of an intellectual property and scientific dispute . . between two scientists' regarding work on which they collaborated on. One of the scientists sent a lengthy electronic mail message to three NSF program officers2detailing the problems. We contacted the current program officer who said that he had received a message fiom one of the scientists. He had subsequently received a second message, stating that the problem raised in the first message could be satisfactorily resolved. Without a clear statement of the allegations, we can proceed no further with this matter. This inquiry is closed. Cc: Integrity, IG ity) and ~ r University).. d t is a current program officer, the latter two are former Program within the Division of-in the Directorate for Page 1 of 1 M98-44
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 1998-12-28.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)