HPC Software


ITS provides a wide range of commercial and open source scientific software packages and tools to facilitate computational research at the University. Software supporting research in bioinformatics, computation chemistry, fluid dynamics, molecular dynamics, etc., are available for use on central HPC clusters. The list of available packages includes, but not limited to, compilers, statistical and mathematical software(such as MATLAB, R) and libraries(IMSL, NAG, ScaLapack), scientific softwares(such as Gaussian, Gromacs, Molden, BLAST).

ITS also subscribed the campus site license with the Numerical Algorithms Group(NAG) for its products. The NAG Libraries are installed on the HPC Gridpoint cluster system. Staff and students can also get a copy of the PC version (for Windows, Linux or Mac) of the Library and install it on their PCs within the HKU campus.

Pages Related To This Service

List of Scientific Software and Programming Tools 

High Performance Computing Infrastructure

HPC & Grid Computing Website

Application Procedure

Available To

Staff and students 

Service Request and Support

  1. IT Help - Online Service Request
  2. Email - ithelp@hku.hk
  3. In Person - Service Desk
  4. Service Desk Hotline: 3917 0123