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Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics


  • 2020-: Royal Society University Research Fellow, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 2017-2019: Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 2013-: John and Delia Agar Research Fellow, Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge
  • 2009-2013: PhD, Trinity College, University of Cambridge. Supervisor: Jonathan Oppenheim.


Sergii is a member of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics and Centre for Quantum Information and Foundations. His current research interests are Quantum Computation and Quantum Information.

Together with Tom Gur I am co-organizing Cambridge-Warwick Quantum Computing Colloquium 


my arXiv preprints are available here.

Selected Publications

  • D. Stilck França, S. Strelchuk, M. Studziński, "Efficient classical simulation and benchmarking of quantum processes in the Weyl basis", Phys. Rev. Lett.126, 210502 (2021)
  • M. Hebenstreit, R. Jozsa, B. Kraus, S. Strelchuk, and M. Yoganathan, "All Pure Fermionic Non-Gaussian States Are Magic States for Matchgate Computations", Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 080503 (2019)
  • V. Havlicek, S. Strelchuk "Quantum Schur sampling circuits can be strongly simulated", Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 060505 (2018)
  • A. Rocchetto, E. Grant, S. Strelchuk, G. Carleo, S. Severini "Learning hard quantum distributions with variational autoencoders", npj Quantum Information Vol.4, 28 (2018)
  • D. Elkouss, S. Strelchuk "Superadditivity of private information for any number of uses of the channel", Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 040501 (2015)
  • F. Brandao, A. Harrow, J. Oppenheim, S. Strelchuk "Quantum Conditional Mutual Information, Reconstructed States, and State Redistribution", Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 050501 (2015)
  • H. Buhrman, L. Czekaj, A. Grudka, M. Horodecki, P. Horodecki, M. Markiewicz, F. Speelman, S. Strelchuk "Quantum communication complexity advantage implies violation of a Bell inequality", PNAS March 22, 2016 vol. 113 no. 12 3191-3196
  • D. Elkouss, S. Strelchuk, M. Ozols, W. Matthews, D. Perez-Garcia, T. Cubitt "Unbounded number of channel uses are required to see quantum capacity", Nature Communications 6, 7739 (2015)
  • R. Jozsa, A. Miyake, S. Strelchuk "Jordan-Wigner formalism for arbitrary 2-input 2-output matchgates and their classical simulation", Quantum Information & Computation Vol. 15, 7-8, 541-556 (2015) 
  • S. Strelchuk, M. Horodecki, J. Oppenheim “Entanglement Recycling and Generalized Teleportation”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 010505 (2013)
  • F. Brandao, J. Oppenheim, S. Strelchuk “When does noise increase the quantum capacity?”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 040501 (2012)

Postdoctoral research associates

Thorsten Wahl (2022-)

PhD students

Mitchell Chiew (2020-)

Wilfred Salmon (2021-) [Jointly with Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory]



Efficient Classical Simulation and Benchmarking of Quantum Processes in the Weyl Basis.
DS França, S Strelchuk, M Studziński
– Physical review letters
Computational power of matchgates with supplementary resources
M Hebenstreit, R Jozsa, B Kraus, S Strelchuk
– Physical Review A
All Pure Fermionic Non-Gaussian States Are Magic States for Matchgate Computations.
M Hebenstreit, R Jozsa, B Kraus, S Strelchuk, M Yoganathan
– Physical Review Letters
A Classical Algorithm for Quantum $\textsf{SU}(2)$ Schur Sampling
V Havlíček, S Strelchuk, K Temme
– Physical Review A
Quantum advantage of unitary Clifford circuits with magic state inputs
M Yoganathan, R Jozsa, S Strelchuk
– Proceedings of the Royal Society A
Quantum Schur Sampling Circuits can be Strongly Simulated.
V Havlíček, S Strelchuk
– Physical Review Letters
Learning hard quantum distributions with variational autoencoders
A Rocchetto, E Grant, S Strelchuk, G Carleo, S Severini
– npj Quantum Information
Optimal port-based teleportation
M Mozrzymas, M Studzinski, S Strelchuk, M Horodecki
– New Journal of Physics
Port-based teleportation in arbitrary dimension
M Studziński, S Strelchuk, M Mozrzymas, M Horodecki
– Scientific Reports
Quantum conditional query complexity
ISB Sardharwalla, S Strelchuk, R Jozsa
– Quantum Information and Computation
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Research Group

Centre for Quantum Information and Foundations




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