The National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) conferred the 2014 Achievement Award in Physics to Dr. Percival Almoro of the NIP Photonics Research Laboratory. DOST Secretary Mario Montejo and NRCP President Filemon Uriarte, Jr. presented to Dr. Almoro the Award plaque with a citation that reads,
[The NRCP presents this Achievement Award to Dr. Percival Almoro] in recognition of his research efforts and contributions in the fields of holography and optical metrology. His original contributions in optics extend to future applications of laser technology and have been well cited by the local and international scientific community.
The awarding was held during the 82nd NRCP General Membership Assembly and Scientific Conference last March 11, 2015 at the Philippine International Convention Center, Manila.