Instances of Scientific Misconduct

Adrian Maxim

Adrian Maxim conducted research in the field of electrical engineering in the United States. Maxim originally worked for Silicon Labs in Austin, Texas, specifically. He has had roughly 48 papers retracted due to falsification/fabrication of data, misconduct by author, falsified/forged authorship, etc. Some of his most famous retracted papers are “PLLs and Oscillators,” “Trends in broadcast receiver integration: SoC versus SiP,” and “A Single-chip Digitally Enhanced Radio Receiver for DPS Satellite TV Applications.”

A Comprehensive Survey of Retracted Articles from the Scholarly Literature (PLOS, October 24, 2012)

Adrian Maxim (Semantic Scholar, 2001)

China’s Scientists Set New International Record — For Faked Peer Reviews (Slashdot, October 15, 2017)

Correcting the Scholarly Record for Research Integrity (SpringerLink, 2018)

Fake and fun in writing research papers (Ingenious Scientific Writing, December 28, 2015)

Here are the most-retracted scientists in the world, ranked (Vox News, June 26, 2015)

Retraction of Papers With Falsified Information (Infogram, 2008)

Retraction of Papers With Falsified Information (ResearchGate, July 2008)

Retraction of Papers With Falsified Information (Semantic Scholar, 2008)

Scientific Misconduct (Rutgers, 2014)

Scientific fraud, sloppy science – yes, they happen (The Conversation, May 7, 2013)

The top “repeat offenders” are collectively responsible for 52% of the world’s retractions due to alleged research misconduct. (PLOS, October 23, 2012)