Evren obtained a B.Sc. degree from the Department of Physics, Manisa Celal Bayar University, Turkey. Then, he received both his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in the same department under the supervision of Prof. Ahmet Ataç. Under the co-supervision of Dr. Horzum, he worked on metal oxide nanofibers and their use in lithium-ion battery electrodes. He currently works as a researcher at the Central Research Laboratory of IKCU.