Slobodan Bosanac graduated in Theoretical Physics from the University of Zagreb in 1968 and received in 1972 PhD from University of Sussex in Molecular Sciences. After postdoctoral research at the University of Bristol, UK Slobodan obtained research position at the Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb. In 1977 Slobodan was awarded a one year the Lady Davis Fellowship Trust grant to conducted research at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel on the problems energy transfer in atomic and molecular processes. In his carrier Slobodan published over 100 science papers and 4 books on the topics of atom and molecular physics, electromagnetic interactions and astrophysics. Slobodan was visiting professor at a number of renowned universities. For his research Slobodan received two Croatian State Prizes in science, in 1997 and 2013.
From 2008 till 2012 Slobodan was president of Croatian Astronomical Society. During his mandate he led a team of experts that formulated law which regulates light pollution. The law was adopted by Croatian Parlament.
In 2018, Prof. dr. Slobodan Bosanac was appointed as the president of Adriatic Aerospace Association.