Parallel Unstructured Hex Dominant Meshing for complex and/or unclean geometries.

Accessing HEXPRESS 8.1

To load the module for HEXPRESS 8.1 please use this command on the BEAR systems (BlueBEAR, BEARCloud VMs, and CaStLeS VMs):

module load HEXPRESS/8.1

BEAR Apps Version




The listed architectures consist of two part: OS-CPU.

  • BlueBEAR: The OS used on BlueBEAR is represented by EL and there are several different processor (CPU) types available on BlueBEAR. More information about the processor types on BlueBEAR is available on the BlueBEAR Job Submission page.
  • BEAR and CaStLeS Cloud VMs: These VMs can have one of two OSes. Those with access to a BEAR Cloud or CaStLeS VM should check that the listed architectures for an application include the OS of VM being used. The VMs, irrespective of OS, will use the haswell CPU type.

Hexpress Licensing

The use of Hexpress is restricted. Access to Hexpress GUI through the BlueBEAR Portal is restricted to those belonging to p-hexpress group. If you require access to the application, please contact the IT Service Desk for details.

More Information

For more information visit the HEXPRESS website.


This version of HEXPRESS has a direct dependency on: libpng/1.2.58

Last modified on 7th January 2019