Assoc. Prof. Evren Mutlugün received the B.Sc degree in Physics from Middle East Technical University in 2005. He got his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees, both from Bilkent University Physics Department in 2007 and 2012 respectively. Prior to joining Abdullah Gül University as a faculty of Electrical-Electronics Engineering in 2014, he worked as a National Research Foundation Competitive Research Programme (NRF-CRP) research fellow at Nanyang Technological University, between 2012 and 2014. Since 2015, he is acting as the vice dean of School of Engineering at Abdullah Gul University. His research focuses on the colloidal quantum dot-based exciton harvesting systems for novel optoelectronic applications. He is the recipient of the 2014 BAGEP Science Academy Young Scientist Award, 2017 Turkish Academy of Sciences Outstanding Young Scientist Award, 2019 Young Scientist Award of the Science Heroes Association, and has co-authored numerous conference papers and more than 60 SCI journals in high rank journals in the field.