Dr. Percival F. Almoro is recognized for his important contributions in the field of professor at the National Institute of Physics (NIP), University of the Philippines Diliman and is a UP scientist 1. He is currently the deputy director for facilities and resources of the institute. He obtained his Ph.D. Physics at the NIP in 2004 and carried out post-doctoral research fellowships at the Institute of Applied Optics, Universität Stuttgart, Germany from 2005 until 2006, Risø National Research Laboratory, Kingdom of Denmark from 2007 until 2009 and at the Center of Optical Research and Education, University of Utsunomiya, Japan in 2014. Dr.Senior Member_Triangle Cool Gray Almoro is a Senior Member of the Optical Society of America (OSA). He is also a Topical Editor of the OSA Applied Optics journal. As topical editor, he is responsible in assigning reviewers and in making decisions on the reviewed manuscripts in specialised fields including but not limited to Interferometry, Holography, Speckle, Statistical Fringe Processing and Nondestructive testing.