- Innovation Award in 2016 at The University of Hong Kong
- Fellowship in 2010 at University of California, Berkeley
- Scholarship in 2006 at University of Cambridge
Ho Yu Au-Yeung obtained his BSc and MPhil degrees in Chemistry from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. After graduation, he studied for a PhD in the group of Prof. Jeremy K. M. Sanders at the University of Cambridge, UK as a Croucher Scholar. He then joined the group of Christopher J. Chang at University of California, Berkeley as a Croucher Postdoctoral Fellow.