Sani grew up in Kassel, Germany. He earned his Bachelors degree in nanoscience in 2018 at the University of Hamburg. During his Bachelor project he worked on PDF analysis of electrochromic thin films in Prof. Dorota Koziej's group. Ever scince he continued working in her group as a research assistant, where he focuses on similar electrochromic systems and insitu imaging of nanostructures. He currently works in the group of Simon Billinge for an external Masters project. In his free time he loves watching soccer, going to the gym and playing the piano.