- Fellowship in 1990 at the The University of Hong Kong
- Studentship in 1987 at the The University of Hong Kong
Professor K.Y. Sze graduated from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, the University of Hong Kong with First Class Honours and as the Williamson Prizeman of the year. He continued his studies in the same Department and earned his PhD three years later. Before returning to his alma mater, he had taken up faculty positions at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and City University, Hong Kong. He serves in the editorial boards of Finite Elements in Analysis & Design, International Journal of Mechanics and Materials in Design and a few other journals. Professor Sze a Registered Professional Engineer, Hong Kong and a Chartered Engineer, United Kingdom.