Dr Rabbani was born in Kotli, Azad Kashmir, in 1984. He received his B. Eng. in Communications Engineering from Allama Iqbal University Islamabad and MSc. in Communications Engineering and Networks, and PhD. in Wireless Sensors and Networks from the University of Birmingham. He has worked on X-band waveguide filter with Emerging Device Technologies (EDT) within the School of Engineering at the University of Birmingham.
Currently, he is working as Researcher with Remote Wireless Sensors and Communications group to develop new antenna tuneable technologies for 5G applications at millimetre-wave frequency bands (30-300GHz).