John M. Cook

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PhD Student,
The University Of Iowa
15 Maclean Hall
Iowa City, Iowa, USA

About Me

I received my B.S. Computer Science from George Mason University, Fairfax VA in 2012.
I am a PhD student at The University of Iowa advised by Dr. Zubair Shafiq.


  • [Aug 2019] Our paper was accepted to Privacy Enhancing Technologies Sysmposium (PETS) 2020!

  • [Oct 2018] I attended ACM CCS 2018 Converence in Toronto, Canada

  • [Sep 2018] I attended IEEE Security Development Conference 2018 (SecDev ’18) in Cambridge, MA

  • [Aug 2018] I attended the 27th USENIX Security Symposium in Baltimore, MD

Research Interest

My research interests include:

  • Internet Security and Privacy

  • Online Advertising


  • [PDF] Inferring Tracker-Advertiser Relationships in the Online Advertising Ecosystem using Header Bidding
    Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium (PETS), 2020.

Professional Background

Rockwell Collins Sr. Software Engineer 2014-2018 Cedar Rapids, IA
Honeywell International Sr. Software Engineer 2013-2014 Aguadilla, PR
Northrop Grumman Xetron Software Engineer 2013-2013 Cincinnati, OH